The portrait of Georg Lüttke was created in 1923, that of Gertrud in Berlin in 1928. The private photos show them in the living quarters of Berlin.
Anton and Marta Räderscheidt were friends with Dr. Georg Lüttke and his wife Gertrud Lüttke, born Curjel. Dr. Georg Lüttke was chairman of a metal company for a lobby of the heavy industry. In 1933 the Lüttkes separated for private reasons. Anton Räderscheidt’s emigration ended his friendship with Georg Lüttke. Gertrud Lüttke, daughter of Robert and Marie Curjel and sister of the author, director and art historian Hans Curjel. Robert Curjel (* December 17, 1859 in St. Gallen; † August 18, 1925) was the constructive, technical and economic head of one of the most famous Karlsruhe architects “Curjel & Moser”, including the Luther Church, the Christ Church and the City Hall which they planned and built. The then 67-year-old Marie Curjel, widow of Robert Curjel, had already escaped the persecution by the Nazi regime through poison in 1940.