Ca. 1914, oil/canvas, 80 x 100 cm, lo. le. sign. Franz Hecker, unframed. - We are grateful to Dr. Ulrike Hamm for her kind assistance and the confirmation of authenticity. - Cf. cat. rais. Hamm 1914.5 - 1914.7. - 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.