Oil/canvas, 31 x 47 cm, min. rest., unframed. - Landscape a. portrait painter as well as graphic artist, was pupil of S. Bendixen in Hamburg a. studied 1832-35 at the Copenhagen academy among othes under C. W. Eckersberg, worked in Italy, Munich, Copenhagen, Düsseldorf, Berlin, vienna, Gotha a. Dresden a. for several European monarchs, his landscape paintings became a pattern for many younter artist like the brothers Achenbach. - Mus.: Berlin, Munich, Dresden, Hamburg, Oldenburg a. others. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Der Neue Rump, Schulte-Wülwer/Hedinger "L.G. - Porträts europäischer Landschaften in Gemälden u. Zeichnungen" (1997).