Toucan and Co

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Toucan and Co, oil on canvas

Creation year

early 1960s

This toucan is accompanied by three other species of rainforest birds.  At the beginning of the 1960s, Fritz had found his own style of painting animals: The animal isolated on a white primed canvas, without any background. Strong contrasts, clear forms – with this way of depicting animals, Fritz was able to make a name for himself as an animal painter for the first time and was successful enough to make a living from his painting.


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