Fritz Behnke

Horses in the Ring,

circa 1920,



Fritz Behnke (1881 - 1932, active Hamburg), also known as Fritz Hugo Hermann Behnke (Behncke)

Horses in the Ring

circa 1920

gouache in black and red, flat-mounted on cardboard

14 x 13,5 cm

monogrammed lower right: FB

condition: slightly browned due to paper

The painter and commercial artist Fritz Behnke was a student of Carl Otto Czeschka at the School of Applied Arts in Hamburg from 1907 to 1911 and also worked there as a teacher and professor from 1913 to 1931. In addition, Behnke did commercial art work for Reemtsma AG, among other firms.


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The Daulton Collection