Oil/canvas, 156 x 127,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. Sonderborg 96, unframed. - A confirmation of authenticity by the administratix Adrienne Hoffmann-Sonderborg of 1.8.2009 is available. - Prov.: From the artist's estate; Hamburg private collection. - It is one of the typical vibrant works that the artist - often after preparing his painting utensils with meticulous care - painted in a positively eruptive outburst of creativity. - German painter a. graphic artist of Danish origin, studied at the Hamburg Landeskunstschule a. under W. Grimm a. M. May, autodidact studies in abstract painting, a leading exponent of which he was to become, study trips to Italy, member of the artist group Zen 49, 1955 winner of the Lichtwark award a. numerous other awards, professor in Stuttgart a. Minneapolis, exhibited at the Documenta II a. III, great retrospective in the Stuttgart Staatsgalerie in 1987. - Lit.: Vollmer, Der Neue Rump a. others.