Fritz Janowski

Skull [Totenkopfes]

etching, 1911


Fritz Janowski (Prenzlau 1884- ?), active in Berlin

Skull [Totenkopfes]; excavation of an oversized skull


etching on vellum paper

14,3 x 16,5 cm

signed and dated in pencil lower right: "Fritz Janowski 1911."

signed in pencil lower left by the printer Otto Felsing, Berlin: "O. Felsing ..."

condition: margins folded over; slightly foxed in the white margins.

Whimsical etching with four men digging up a huge skull, by the painter and graphic artist Fritz Janowski, who studied at the Berlin Academy and is also known for his series of erotic illustrations.



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