Oil/paper, 35 x 24 cm, lo. le. in cyrillic sign. Ju. Klever, small tear, mounted in passepartout, unframed. - Estonian landscape painter, studied at the St. Petersburg academy since 1867 under M. Clodt u. M.N. Worobjew, repeatedly decorated already as student he became professor at the St. Petersburg academy in 1881 a. was ennobled in 1893, exhibited at all major exhibitions in Europe where he was considered to be the most important Russian landscape painter, he is the main exponent of the "paysage intime" in Russia, depicting with unrivalled virtuosity the melancolical beauty of the Baltic coasts a. of the Russian woods. - Mus.: Moskau (Tretjakoff-Gal.), St. Petersburg (Russ. Mus.), Tartu u.a. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.