Otto Schubert Pen & Ink Fairy Tale 1927

Actual Size: 19.25 x 15.50
Medium: Pen & Ink original


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Otto Schubert Pen & Ink Fairy Tale is an original pen & ink sketch 1927 from one of the artists illustrations for a fairy tale. There is a father and mother fox  talking to two younger versions of themselves. They are all  dressed in human clothes at the door of  their house with smoke coming out of the chimney. Next to the house is a tree with a mountain in the background and another house in the distance. There is gardening equipment here and there.  In the foreground we see sketches of a rabbit in different poses with some writing in German below the middle image.The artists pencil signature is bottom right. A rare opportunity to own an original signed sketch by this artist. There is a wrinkle in the bottom right side otherwise normal wear and in fair condition.

Karl Max Otto Schubert  ( 1892-1970 ) was a rising star in Dresden when the city was considered the cultural center of Germany.  In 1919  he founded the Dresdner Sezession Gruppe together with Oskar Kokoschka, Otto Dix, Conrad Felixmüller and others. Schubert was known for his portfolio of war lithographs and hand painted postcards. He illustrated editions of the Grimm  Fairy Tales, Rebelais, Balzac, Flaubert  and Aesop. In 1918 he won the Staatspreis which is Saxony’s most distinguished award for artists.