Oil on canvas, 60 x 60 cm, verso sign. A. Illies, illegibly inscribed and dat. Oct 1902 on the canvas, inscr. Eigentum von Prof. Arthur Illies Lüneburg 1903 WV 525 on a label. - Catalogue raisonné: Illies 525. - Landscape and still life painter, co-founder of the Hamburgischer Künstlerclub. I. studied at the Hamburg school of applied arts and at the Munich Academy, exhibited at the Berlin secession 1901. Study trips to Italy a. Sylt, he met Nolde a. Schmidt-Rottluff. I. was professor in Hamburg. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus., Mus. f. Hamburg. Gesch. a. others), Schleswig (SHLM), Lüneburg, Flensburg, Brunswick a. others. Lit.: Vollmer, Der Neue Rump, Heydorn a. others.