Pastel, 39 x 29 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. Lotte Laserstein 1961, matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - German-Swedish paintress, studied at the Berlin art school until 1927 under E. Wolfseld, in 1937 she escaped the Third Reich to Sweden where she worked until the end of her life, in 1987 she was honoured with a large retrospective in London, thereafter with numerous exhibitions both in Germany a. in Sweden. - Mus.: Berlin (Nat.-Gal.) u.a. - Lit.: Vollmer, A.-C. Krausse, L. L., Leben u. Werk, WVZ, 2006.