Goebl was born in Munich. From 1924 to 1929 he was a student at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich where he studied under Joseph Wackerle. He then received a one-year fellowship at the Villa Massimo, the German art foundation in Rome. When he returned to Germany he joined the Nympenburg Porcelain Factory where he designed numerous small works, especially statues of soldiers. In 1932 his work was displayed at the Villa Romana, the German art foundation in Florence. In 1935 he was at the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. In 1940 and 1941 he was at the Kunsthalle Mannheim.
- Alfred, Ziffer. Nymphenburger Moderne, München: Münchner Stadtmuseum, 1997. hc 466pp. p. 377; portrait, p. 345; portrait p. 378; "Section titled: And figures were given away to politicians"
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