Oil/canvas, 60 x 54 cm, sign. lo. le. Meyer von Bremen, rest., relined. - Figure a. history painter, studied at the Düsseldorf academy under C.F. Sohn a. W. von Schadow, found his atmospheric motifs of everyday rural life on travels to Hassia, Bavaria a. Switzerland, in 1852 he became professor in Berlin, was awarded a gold medal in 1850 a. the medal of the world"s fair in Philadelphia in 1876. - Mus.: New York (Metrop. Mus.), Berlin (Nat.-Gal.), Amsterdam (Stedelijk Mus.), Bremen (Kunsthalle), Hannover a. others. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.