Sascha Schneider

Der Rufer (The Caller),

watercolor on paper,



Alexander (Sascha) Schneider (St. Petersburg 1870 - 1927 Swinemuende)

Der Rufer (The Caller)

watercolor on paper

 77,7 x 44,5 cm


lower left, monogrammed, dated, and inscribed "Ischia"


Depicting an angel on left in foreground with souls ascending from Purgatory on the right, this large-scale visionary drawing was made during Schneider's stay on Ischia during the fall and winter months of 1925 where he had retired due to illness.


Provenance: from the estate of the artist, with the estate stamp on verso.

There is a photograph showing this watercolor, Der Rufer, in Sascha Schneider's studio (see lower right in photograph):
unknown photographer
Sascha Schneider's studio in his house
circa 1925-27
owned by the family archive of the Strahl, Esche, Clauß families , Pietzsch and Steude (not by The Daulton Collection)

Reference for this photograph:

Anne Claußnitzer and Gernot Klatte, eds., Der Dresdner Architect Martin Pietzsch, (Dresden: Sandstein, 2016), p. 161.

detail of studio photograph, showing Der Rufer to the left of a maquette for the memorial statue of the grave of Oskar Zwintscher:
The Daulton Collection also owns this early drawing by Sascha Schneider:


Alexander (Sascha) Schneider (St. Petersburg 1870 - 1927 Swinemuende)

Maennlicher Studienkopf

charcoal drawing

40,5 x 28,5 cm


lower left, monogrammed and dated

The Daulton Collection

Jack Daulton
The Daulton Collection
Los Altos Hills, California