Ravine in Albiskette near Zurich


oil on canvas on cardboard


Fidus (Luebeck 1868-1948 Woltersdorf bei Berlin), also known as Hugo Hoeppener 

Sonniger Hohlweg (Albiskette bei Zürich) [Sunny Forest Ravine in Albiskette near Zürich]


oil on canvas, originally laminated on cardboard, the protruding edges of which are colored by Fidus (?)

24,8 x 32,7 cm (canvas); 26,7 x 36 cm (cardboard)

monogrammed and dated lower left: "VI.07 f"

titled verso: "Sonniger Hohlweg ['Waldweg' crossed out and corrected] (Albiskette) bei Zürich"

also on verso, the label of the "Thüringer Ausstellungsverein bild. Künstler. Zentrale Weimar" [Thüringer Painting Exhibition Association, Weimar]

Provenance: Estate of the artist's daughter Hilde Altmann-Reich



The Daulton Collection
Los Altos Hills, California