Von Himmel (From Heaven)

ink and pencil on paper,



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


"Von Himmel" ("From Heaven")



ink, brush (black/grey), and pencil on paper

60,5 x 44 cm

monogrammed and dated lower right: "F. 93"


Provenance: Formerly in the collection of the industrialist Dr. Eugen Lucius (1834-1903), Frankfurt a.M./Schönstadt (who acquired the drawing circa 1900, which then passed by descent until its sale in 2016).

Publication History:

"Fidus," Moderne illustrierte Zeitung für Reise und Sport, Heft 3, March 1917, pgs. 23-28,  ill. pg. 1 (front page) and ill. pg. 25.

Friedrich Lienhard, ed., Meister der Menschheit, Jahrgang 2, Heft 2 (Stuttgart: Greiner & Pfeiffer, Winter 1919), illustrated.






Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection