Oil/paper/wood, 36,5 x 52 cm, lo. ri. sign. V. Ruths, on label on the reverse titled, small tear. - The Bondasca is a small river in the Swiss canton Grisons. - Landscape a. architecture painter, studied at the Munich academy a. at the Düsseldorf academy under J.W. Schirmer, lived in Italy for some years. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus.), Berlin, Bremen, Breslau, Flensburg, Kiel a. others. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Rump, Der Neue Rump a. others.