Oil/canvas, 70 x 90 cm, lo. le. sign. a. dat. Sprotte 93, on the stretcher titled. - Painter a. drawer with background of philosophical aesthetics. S. was pupil of E. Orlik in Berlin and K. Hagemeister in Werder/Havel. He worked a. lived in Kampen on Sylt, where he became a central figure of artistic life.