Gouache, 59,5 x 33 cm, lo. le. monogr. C.M., mounted on cardboard, unframed. - German-american history painter, after first training under H. Vianden in Milwaukee he studied at the academies Weimar, Berlin a. Munich, among others under K. Gussow, W.v. Lindenschmitt a. O. Seitz, in 1890 he became professor at the Munich academy a. in 1919 its head, he was lon-time director of the Munich Glaspalast exhibition a. member of the Berlin academy, he was ennobled in 1909, his works exhibited at numerous exhibitions in Europe a. the USA were awarded many prizes. - Mus.: New York (Metrop. Mus.), München (Neue Pinakothek), Bremen, Budapest, New Orleans, St. Louis, Weimar. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit.