Watercolour, 35,5 x 47 cm, sign. a. dat. lo. ri. Gilles 1958, on the reverse depiction of a landscape with sphinx, on both sides matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Prov.: Estate of Hilde von Lang, managing director and publisher of the German weekly newspaper "Die Zeit", partner in life of Gerd Bucerius, founder of "Die Zeit" and patron of the arts. - German landscape a. figure painter, studied at the Kassel academy, pupil of W. Klemm at the Weimar academy a. of L. Feininger at the Weimar Bauhaus, study trips to France a. Italy, prolonged sojourn on Ischia that became distinctive for his oeuvre, exhibited repeatedly at the Documenta a. at the Venice Biennale. - Mus.: Bremen (Kunsthalle), Hannover a. others. - Lit.: Vollmer.