Oil/canvas, 106 x 110 cm, lo. le. sign. a. dat. F. Ahlers-Hestermann 1914, some rest. - Cat. rais.: Manigold 80. - Exh.: Neben dem Expressionismus, Kunstverein Hamburg 1959, cat. no. 113; Rückblick u. Gegenwart, Akademie der Künste Berlin 1963, cat. no. 1. - The painting is published in: I. Ewers-Schultz: F. A.-H., 2003, S. 44f. - As an extra: Five preparatory sketches. Pencil drawings, 24 to 43 x 17 to 29 cm, four drawings lo. ri. sign. F. A.-Hestermann, partially inscribed, all drawings framed under glass, partially matted, uninspected out of frame. - The persons can be identyfied: Upper left the painter Fritz Friedrichs, then clockwise the sculptor Erna Lautrupp-Wittmaack, Walter Dammann, Fritz Friedrichs wife and Ahlers-Hestermann. - Painter a. author, trained by A. Siebelist, travelled to Paris with F. Nölken a. W. Rosam where he became pupil of H. Matisse in 1910 a. met his future wife, A. Povorina, member of the Hamburgischer Künstlerclub a. the Hamburg secession, since 1928 professor at the Cologne Werkkunstschule, dismissed by the Nazis in 1933, after the war he became a head of the Berlin academy of arts, was awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz a. the Edwin Scharff award. - Mus.: Berlin, Hamburg, Essen, Cologne a. others. - Lit.: Rump, Der Neue Rump, Manigold 'Der Hamburger Maler F.A.-H.' (with Cat. rais.), Ewers-Schultz, 'F.A.-H'.