A wide tree-lined path in a park moving into an open space, where children are playing in the center surrounded by adults on benches. Dominated by warm yellow-green hues. Signed in lower right, titled in lower left.


  • Title: Children's Playground
  • Creator: Fabian, Fritz
  • Creator Lifespan: 1877/1967
  • Date Created: circa 1944
  • Repository: Leo Baeck Institute at the Center for Jewish History
  • Physical Dimensions: w30.1 x h22.1 cm
  • Artist Biography: Fritz Fabian was born in 1877 in Berlin. Fabian was an architect, who was deported to Theresienstadt in Czechoslovakia. After the war, he married Lilli Lehmann in Switzerland in 1947. In 1957, Lilly and Fritz regained German citizenship. He died in 1967 in Switzerland.
  • Acquisition Source: Fritz Fabian, Locarno, Switzerland, 1962.
  • Type: Watercolor
  • Rights: This material may be used for personal, research, and educational purposes only. Any other use without prior authorization is prohibited. Please contact LBI librarians at lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org for further information.
  • External Link: LBI Art Collection, Center for Jewish History
  • Medium: Watercolor and pencil on paper

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