Sepia, 20,5 x 32,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. S. Sprotte 50 as well as inscribed 'Sylt', matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Painter and drawer with background of philosophical aesthetics, pupil of E. Orlik in Berlin and K. Hagemeister in Werder (Havel), worked and lived in Kampen/Sylt, where he became a central figure of artistic life. - Mus.: San Francisco (Museum of Modern Art), Shanghai, Moskau, Stuttgart, Husum a. others. - Lit.: Vollmer a. others.