Fritz Schwimbeck

Eternity [Ewigkeit]


pen and ink on paper


Fritz Schwimbeck (1889-1972)

"Eternity" ["Ewigkeit"], a radiant planet over a polar sea


pen and black ink, traces of white heightening, and graphite on firm wove paper

48,8 x 29 cm

inscribed lower right in pencil: "Prof. Schwimbeck"

verso dated "19.II.[19]18"

The Daulton Collection

This sheet is the highly-finished preparatory drawing for plate VIII of Schwimbeck's portfolio of etchings "Werden und Vergehen" ["Creation and Death," also known as "Becoming and Passing Away"], published in 1919 by the Munich publishing house Parcus & Co.  

The Daulton Collection owns finished preparatory drawings for five of the plates of that portfolio.


Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection

Los Altos Hills, California