(1868 - 1944)
Max Friedrich Rabes was active/lived in Germany, Egypt. Max Rabes is known for genre, street-landscape painting, stage set design, murals.
In 1885, Max Rabes traveled along the Mosel River to study the landscape. Matthias Engel of Traben-Trarbach/Mosel, Germany met him and was impressed with his talent. He invited him to his home and also seemed to have provided some financial support. As a gesture of appreciation, Max Rabes gave him a small water color that is in still in the family's possession.
Information provided by Wiltrud Juerries, the grand-daughter of Matthias Engel.