Pastel, 98 x 60,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. Franz Hecker, framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - German landscape a. portrait painter, studied at the Düsseldorf a. Munich academies as well as at the Académie Julian in Paris under A. Bouguereau, study trips to the Netherlands a. Italy. - Mus.: Osnabrück. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer.