1914, drypoint, 20 x 27 cm, lo. ri. autographed Lovis Corinth, lo. le. inscribed 'Probe Druck' (artist's proof), on the reverse customs stamp, hinged at the upper margin. - Cat. rais.: Schwarz 164. - Most important German impressionist besides Liebermann a. Slevogt, studied at the Königsberg a. Munich academies as well as at the Académie Julian in Paris, shortly after 1900 he moved to Berlin where he became one of the most important figures of the local secession, his powerfull sensuous paintings owe much to Rubens, in his later works he strived for emotional depth in a expressive pictorial language, was also an eminent graphic artist.- Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle), New York, Hannover, Essen, Dresden a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Berend-Corinth L.C. - Werkverzeichnis, 1958, Felix, L.C., 1985, Schuster/Vitali/Butts L.C., 1996 a. others.