Oil/canvas, 35 x 50 cm, on the reverse titled on old label of Galerie Commeter, min. dam. - The painting will be included in the catalogue raisonée of Thomas Herbst being prepared by Dr. Carsten Meyer-Tönnesmann. - Important North German impressionist, studied at the Frankfurt, Berlin a. Weimar Academies, study trips to Munich, the Netherlands a. Paris, where he shared a studio with Liebermann, contact with the Leibl circle, co-founder of the Hamburgischer Künstlerclub, acquainted with Munch. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Museum), Berlin (Nat.-Gal.), Kiel, Oldenburg, Husum. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Der Neue Rump, Meyer-Tönnesmann a. others.