Resembling a triumphal arch, the gate is set among lawn beds and shade trees, here shown in bright sunlight. Child standing in foreground, couple sitting on bench on right. Signed and dated in lower right. Titled in lower left.
Title: Fortification Gate
Creator: Fabian, Fritz
Date Created: 1944
Subject: Walls in art
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute at the Center for Jewish History
Physical Dimensions: w30.2 x h22 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.
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