Pinacotheca Holmesiana Pinacotheca Holmesiana


Sydney Paget
Frederic D. Steele
R. Gutschmidt
A Study In Scarlet
The Sign Of Four
The Memoirs
The Return
Josef Friedrich
Frank Wiles
W. H. Hyde
Other Artists
Modern Artists


Camden House: Main Entrance

RICHARD GUTSCHMIDT

Born on 11 May1861 in Munich

Richard Gutschmidt was the first German illustrator of the Canon, illustrating six books for the Lutz-Verlag in Stuttgart:

  • Späte Rache, 1902 (STUD)
  • Das Zeichen der Vier, 1902 (SIGN)
  • Der Hund von Baskerville, 1903 (HOUN)
  • Als Sherlock Holmes aus Lhasa kam, 1905
    (contains EMPT, NORW, YELL, GREE, GLOR, GOLD, SOLI)
  • Die tanzenden Männchen und andere Detektivgeschichten, 1906
    (contains DANC, PRIO, BLAC, SIXN, ABBE, SECO)
  • Sherlock Holmes und die Ohren, 1908
    (contains CARD, CHAS, 3STU, MISS and three other nonsherlockian stories by A.C.Doyle)

In this collection the ilustrations appear in the order in which they were published in the original collections. At present there are:

A Study in Scarlet 24 illustrations
The Sign of Four 24 illustrations
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes 4 illustrations
The Return of Sherlock Holmes 31 illustrations

David Soucek, 1998