Oil/canvas, 69 x 96 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. Max Kuchel 1919 as well as inscribed "Kl. Flottbek". - Hamburg landscape a. portrait painter, studied at the Düsseldorf academy under H. Lauenstein as well as in Munich under F. Baer, travelled Holstein, Bohemia a. the Netherlands. Is considered to be one of the last naturalist painters. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus.). - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Rump, Der Neue Rump.