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Fortification Gate

Fritz Fabian1944

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History

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.

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  • 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.
  • 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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