Oil/canvas, 50,5 x 83 cm, lo. le. sign. a. dat .Valentin Ruths 1883, relined. - Landscape and architecture painter, studied at the Munich academy and at the Düsseldorf academy under J.W. Schirmer, lived in Italy for some years. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus.), Berlin, Bremen, Breslau, Flensburg, Kiel a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Boetticher, Der Neue Rump a. others.