In the early 1930s, hummel's drawings were published as postcards by munich-based publisher ars sacra. They soon caught the eye of franz goebelmaster porcelain maker and owner of the w. Goebel decided to render hummel's drawings as porcelain figurines. Hummel agreed, reserving the right to choose the official color palette and approve every single figurine. When the nazi regime came into power, all religious schools, including the sisters of siessen, were closed down.Hummel was personally attacked for her art. The hummel figurines were banned in germany and goebel was forced to cease production. How to identify authentic hummel. Each goebel-produced figurine is stamped with the company logo.