In Banden,


pencil and other media on paper


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

"In Banden"

(mother sitting at a table in a fisherman's hut looks through the window at a star)


gray pencil, washed in brown and heightened with white, on paper with a white chalk background

22 x 28,5 cm

lower left monogramed and dated: "f. VI. 99" 

upper right titled: "In Banden"

mounted on a rust-brown cardboard underlay, presumably by the artist

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

Publication History:

Wilhelm Spohr, Fidus (Minden 1902), p. 42 with ill.

Janos Frecot, Johann Friedrich Geist, and Diethart Kerbs, Fidus 1868-1949. Zur ästhetischen Praxis bürgerlicher Fluchtbewegungen (München: Rogner & Bernhard, 1972), pg. 332, 5.1, 1899/19 (without ill.).


The Daulton Collection