Gouache, 23 x 32 cm, lo. ri. sign. W. Leistikow, matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - German painter a. graphic artist, being expelled from the Berlin academy by A. v. Werner for lack of talent he took lessons with H. Eschke a. H. Gude, he was co-founder of the avantgardist artist"s group "Die XI" a. one of the main exponents of the Berlin secession. - Mus.: Berlin (Nat.-Gal.), München, Dresden, Leipzig a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit M. Bröhan, W.L., Maler der Berliner Landschaft, 1988 a. others.