Color Illustrations of German U-Boats
by Naval Painter C. Boessenroth

Taken from a German Art Monthly

two pages taken from the February 1917 issue of
'Velhagen & Klasings Monatshefter'


'Velhagen & Klasings Monatshefter' was a German art magazine. Some 300 pages per issue, many editions contained fine quality color reproductions of paintings, drawings or other types of illustrations. During the war years, art of a military and patriotic nature was often seen in the monthly editions.

In the following pages are a number of naval paintings by German artist C. Boessenroth depicting various scenes and views of German U-boats.


a U-boat in dock and sailing out on combat patrol



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