1933-1945 | Inner Emigration on Lake Constance (continuation)

Friendship with painter Franz Lenk: 1934 joint work in im Hegau, 1935 Joint exhibit,"Two German Painters", in Gallery Nierendorf.

Perfects painting techniques of the Old Masters. Turns to landscape painting as well as to allegorical and religious themes with coded time references. 1944 signs appear of a stylistic transformation to new Expressionism.

1945 drafted into the Volkssturm and becomes a French prisoner of war.