People Sunning Themselves

Fabian, Fritzcirca 1944

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History
New York, United States

A courtyard among low-lying houses with three sitting figures, another one standing in a doorway and a woman with a baby carriage. Bright, warm colors. Signed in lower right.


  • Title: People Sunning Themselves
  • Creator: Fabian, Fritz
  • Creator Lifespan: 1877/1967
  • Date Created: circa 1944
  • Repository: Leo Baeck Institute at the Center for Jewish History
  • Physical Dimensions: w31 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.
  • 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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