Heubner, Friedrich Leonhard (Dresden 1886 – Munich 1974). The Swell. Rowed by a good fellow into the reed for goose — but so far only the shot cartridge cases fill the boat. Pen and ink with wash. Inscribed: F H (19)19. 10¾ × 7½ in (273 × 190 mm).

Friedrich Heubner, The Swell

Vollmer II, 436. – “Why for god’s sake Mister Hunzelmeier, why do you always shoot both barrels at once ---- ? “Well — why not — I can afford it -- !” Cartoon from Heubner’s (the “F” of the monogram here legible as “T”) time in Munich, so editor’s note, for the Jugend or one of the other illustrated papers for which he worked. Title & caption – in German – in pencil by supposedly a member of the editors.

Heubner was pupil of Julius Diez at the arts-and-crafts school in Munich, then, i. a. with Emil Preetorius, member of the working group of the “6”, “which aimed at a renewal of advertising art. 1932/40 professor for free graphics at the state school for applied arts in Nuremberg”, then at the corresponding academy in Munich.

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