Watercolour, 58,5 x 43,5 cm, sign. lo. ri. Mechlen, matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Landscape, still life a. figure painter, studied at the Krefeld school of applied arts under J. Thorn-Prikker a. under A. Illies in Hamburg, member of the Hamburger Künstlerverein, the Hamburgische Künstlerschaft a. the artist's association 'Niederelbe', travelled repeatedly to Italy. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle) et.al., Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer Rump, Der Neue Rump a. others.