Oil/masonite, 63,5 x 77,5 cm, lo. le. sign. Bettermann. - German painter a. graphic artist. B. was given his artistical education by A. Frank in Leipzig. Since 1927 he travelled Europe a. Egypt. Since 1933 his paintings were seized from museums a. exhibitons by the Nazis. B. was awarded the Sächsischer Staatspreis in 1931. - Mus.: Kiel (Kunsthalle), Schleswig (SHLM), Flensburg u.a. - Lit.: Der Neue Rump, Beitz u.a.