Oil/cardboard, 38,5 x 49 cm, lo. ri. stamp signed Carl Becker.- Marine painter, father of Claus B., worked in Düsseldorf a. Hamburg. B. was pupil of H. Leitner in Hamburg, thereafter he studied at the Düsseldorf academy under E. Dücker. He was co-founder of the Altonaer Künstlerverein. - Mus.: Hamburg (Hamburg-Mus., Altonaer Mus.), Bremerhaven (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmus.) a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Rump, Der Neue Rump a. others.