Oil/masonite, 34,5 x 42,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. Lotte Laserstein, on the reverse exhibition label of Kalmar Castle 1991. - German-Swedish paintress, studied at the Berlin art school until 1927 under E. Wolfseld, in 1937 she escaped the Nazis to Sweden where she worked until the end of her life, in 1987 she was honoured with a large retrospective in London, thereafter with numerous exhibitions both in Germany a. in Sweden. - Mus.: Berlin (Nat.-Gal.). - Lit.: Vollmer, A.-C. Krausse, L.L., Leben u. Werk, WVZ, 2006.