Oil/canvas, 27,5 x 41,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. A. Kessler as well as indistinctly dat. probably 1898, min. rest., relined. - German landscape painter. Initially taught by his father K. studied 1844-51 at the Düsseldorf academy under J. W. Schirmer. Since 1860 he exhibited regularly at the Berlin academy a. at the Munich Glaspalast.