Oil/wood, 27 x 35 cm, min. rest. - Provenance: Bukowskis, Stockholm, 1887; private collection Sweden. - German landscape painter from a family of artists. S. was taught painting 1733-37 in the studio of Hugo Schlegel in Frankfurt. He worked for courts in South Germany before establishing himself as one of the most succesfull painters in Frankfurt since 1742. Mus.: Munich (Neue Pinakothek), Frankfurt (Städel), Mannheim, Geneva a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker.