• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 206

    Fritz Schwimbeck (1889-1972)

    Die Häuser

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Fritz Schwimbeck (1889-1972)
    Die Häuser
    signed 'F.Schwimbeck' (lower right)
    pen and ink on paper
    7¼ x 5 1/8 in. (18.3 x 13 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Fritz Schwimbeck (1889-1972) was a Munich artist best known for his atmospheric illustrations for books including editions of Strindberg, Shakespeare, Meyrink, Ewers, De Nora, Kleist, Lenau and Müller. He also illustrated a number of Malerbücher or livres d'artiste in the inter-war period. Examples of his work can be found in the Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg.