Oil/canvas, 99,5 x 153 cm, lo. ri. sign. F. König Mchn, on the stretcher on artist"s label inscribed "Am Brocken (Harz)", min. rest. - German landscape painter, initially trained as gunsmith, in 1857 he took over a photo studio in Hamburg where he made friends with H. R. Hardorff, in 1871 he moved to Munich to work solely as painter, friends with A. v. Kaulbach, study trips to Italy a. Scandinavia. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Der Neue Rump.