Oil/canvas, 49 x 42 cm, sign. a. dat. lo. le. L. Douzette 1867. The painting with the striking green clouds around the moon is one of the earliest known dated works of the artist a. was made shortly after his first trips to Rügen a. Sweden 1864/65. - North German Landscape a. marine painter, mainly of moonlit sceneries, studied at the Berlin academy under H. Eschke, trip to Sweden to study the midnight sun, 1886 a. 1888 gold medals in Berlin a. Melbourne, in 1896 he became professor in Berlin a. in 1910 honorary citizen. - Mus.: Berlin, Breslau, Dresden, Baden Baden, Rostock, Moskau, Prag, Sydney a. others. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit a. others.