Wasserosen (Water Rose)

brush in gray,



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

"Wasserrosen" ("Water Rose")


brush in gray on paper, mounted by artist on gray card

24,8 x 34 cm

lower right signed and dated "Fidus 93"

titled verso in pencil


Provenance:  Industrialist Dr. Eugen Lucius (1834-1903), Frankfurt a.M./Schönstadt (verso with the stamp "Eugen Lucius Schönstadt"), who acquired the drawing directly from the artist between 1894 and 1903.

Publication History:


Jugend, I. Jahrgang, Nr. 12, March 21, 1896.

Naturkinder von Fidus, Mappe I. (Minden i.W.: J.C.C. Bruns, 1902), Plate 3 (collotype).

Fidus (Hugo Höppener) Mappe I.  12 Kunstdrucke aus der "Jugend."  (München: Verlag der "Jugend," 1919), Plate 10.





Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection