Oil/cardboard, 43 x 63 cm, lo. le. sign. Herbst, min. besch. - We are grateful to Dr. Carsten Meyer-Tönnesmann for kindly confirming the authenticitiy. The painting will be incl uded in the catalogue raisonée of Thomas Herbst being prepared by Dr. Carsten Meyer-Tönnesmann. - Important North German impressionist, studied at the Frankfurt, Berlin a. Weimar Academies, study trips to Munich, the Netherlands a. Paris, where he shared a studio with Liebermann, contact with the Leibl circle, co-founder of the Hamburgischer Künstlerclub, acquainted with Munch. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus.), Berlin (Nat. Gall.), Kiel, Oldenburg, Husum. - Lit.: Der Neue Rump, Meyer-Tönnesmann, Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Vollmer a. others.