Oil/canvas, 70,5 x 101 cm, lo. ri. sign. Paul Ernst Wilke, on the reverse sign. again a. dat. 1926. - Impressionist German landscape a. marine painter, studied at the Bielefeld arts school as well as at the Berlin a. Bremen academies, in 1921 he settled in Bremerhaven but also lived in Worpswede for some time, he was married to the singer Lale Andersen. - Lit.: Vollmer.