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Fritz (Friedrich Leonhard) Heubner
Nationality: 
german
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1886
Birth Place: 
Dresden
Death Date: 
1974
Death Place: 
Munich
German painter, draughtsman, graphic artist and illustrator

Fritz Heubner studied at the Munich art college under Julius Diez (1870-1957).

Heubner created posters, book illustrations as well as drawings and caricatures for the journals 'Jugend', 'Die Gartenlaube' and 'Simplicissimus'. But he also made landscape paintings and portraits.

For a poster for the first exhibition of the German 'Werkbund' in 1914 he got a first prize.

From 1914 till 1924 he was - together with other graphic artists - member of the artists' association „Die Sechs“ (also: 'Vereinigung Münchner Plakatkünstler').

From 1940 he was teacher of graphic works of art at an art college in Nuremberg and from 1960 professor at the academy of arts in Munich.