Ferdinand Löber

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Ferdinand Löber (born January 31, 1897 in Driedorf ; † April 15, 1981 in Groß-Gerau ) was a German visual artist and art teacher.


As a 19-year-old Löber took part in the First World War from 1916 to 1918 and was deployed as an infantryman in Verdun .

From 1918 to 1921 he attended the Düsseldorf Art Academy and then studied at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main until 1924 , where he a. a. Was a student of Johann Vincenz Cissarz , in whose master class he also completed his studies. From 1924 he worked as a set designer at theaters in Frankfurt am Main, Meiningen (Thuringia) and Brieg (Silesia).

During the Second World War , Löber was deployed in Piteşti (Romania) and on the Eastern Front against the Soviet Union from 1939 to 1944 and was awarded the Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class. He was captured in 1944 and was a prisoner of war in Siberia until 1948 .

After his return in 1948 he worked as a freelance artist in Worfelden (Hesse). He was a member of the Frankfurt am Main artists' association. From 1963 to 1973 he worked as an art teacher at the Odenwald School.

Ferdinand Löber received various public commissions, such as a mosaic at the glass college in Hadamar (Limburg). He was involved in various exhibitions in Darmstadt, Frankfurt am Main and Nauheim . Many exhibitions were held by the Groth Gallery.


  • Kurt Lotz (ed.): The visual artists in Frankfurt am Main. Office for Science and Art, Frankfurt a. M. 1982, OCLC 10507245 .

Individual evidence

  1. a b Kurt Lotz (ed.): The visual artists in Frankfurt am Main.