Oil/canvas, 76 x 105,5 cm, up. ri. sign. a. dat. Spangenberg 47, on the cardboard on the reverse label "Für Ausstellung Kunstverein (Sezession)" as well as titled, min. rest. - Versatile painter, apprenticeship as ornamental painter under O. Schmarje, studied at the Hamburg school of applied arts under C.O. Czeschka a. J. Wohlers, friends among others with E. Bargheer, K. Kluth a. A. Fiedler, study trips to Paris a. Copenhagen, after a time of inward emigration during the Nazi time he joined the re-established Hamburg secession, declined an offer of K. Hofer for a professorship in Berlin as well as the Rome prize of the Villa Massimo, 1958 Edwin Scharff prize, numerous public commissions a. exhibitions. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Schleswig (SHLM), Berlin (Jüd. Mus.) a. others. - Lit.: Vollmer, Der Neue Rump, Heydorn, Bruhns: Kunst in der Krise, a. others.