Before 1893, oil/wood, 44,5 x 31,5 cm, on the reverse estate stamp, min. rest. - 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.