Fidus

        Fidus 

born Hugo Höppener

      (1868-1948)

 
The Daulton Collection owns one of the world's largest collections of art and archival material relating to the artist Fidus, born Hugo Höppener (Lübeck 1868-1948 Woltersdorf bei Berlin).

Betty Siebauer


Portrait of Fidus, Looking Toward the Light

circa 1914-1919


gelatin silver photograph on photo paper, mounted on beige cardboard

22 x 16,5 cm


with the photographer's blind stamp "Betty Siebauer" lower right

with the photographer's stamp on the reverse of the cardboard

The Daulton Collection


Large format photography by Betty Siebauer, Berlin-Charlottenburg, Waitzstraße 9.


"With bright eyes and a calm, relaxed expression, his head slightly raised, the artist looks up towards the light - a programmatic expression for the light seeker Fidus."  B

 

Betty Siebauer


Portrait of Fidus, in Contemplation

circa 1914-1919


gelatin silver photograph on photographic paper, mounted on grey cardboard

21,7 x 16,3 cm (8.5 x 6.3 in.)


with the photographer's blind stamp "Betty Siebauer" lower right


The Daulton Collection


Large format photography by Betty Siebauer, Berlin-Charlottenburg, Waitzstraße 9.


"The artist sits cross-legged, facing left, much like Auguste Rodin's ‘The Thinker,’ his chin in his right hand in the famous pose, ‘whose brooding look meanwhile already betrays his higher-flying temple dreams’ (Frecot/Geist/Kerbs, p. 215)."  B

 

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