Fritz Wiegmann

„Still life with jug and shell“, 1928, oil on canvas.

Fritz Wiegmann (German, 1902-1973)
„Stillleben mit Krug und Muschel“, 1928, Öl auf Leinwand, 55 cm x 45,5 cm.
„Stillleben mit Maske“, 1928, Öl auf Leinwand.
„Stillleben mit Glas und Petroleumlampe“, 1925, Öl auf Leiwand.

A photo with a similar composition as the painting above and the one below.

In the Fritz Wiegmann Archive in Frankfurt is a photo of another cubist still life showing partly a similar composition.

Photo album of Wiegmann from 1928. Wiegmann Archive Frankfurt.

Wiegmann was born 1902 in Minden. While still being a student, he moved to Berlin and later on became an art teacher, after the war in Wunsiedel  and in Frankfurt/Main. He was friend with the cubist Rudolf Ausleger, who worked similar in the 1930ies. Wiegmann participated in national and international exhibitions in New York, Palma de Mallorca and Peking. During the Nazi regime, he left Germany and travelled to France, Italy, Spain and China.

Source and further information: Blog of Detlev von Graeve

„Still life with mask“, 1928, oil on canvas.
„Still life with glass and kerosene lamp“, 1925, oil on wooden board.