Oil/canvas/wood, 30 x 40 cm. - We are grateful to Dr. Carsten Meyer-Tönnesmann for kindly confirming the authenticitiy. The painting will be included in the catalogue raisonée of Thomas Herbst being prepared by Dr. Carsten Meyer-Tönnesmann. - Important North German impressionist, studied at the Frankfurt, Berlin a. Weimar Academies, study trips to Munich, the Netherlands a. Paris, where he shared a studio with Liebermann, contact with the Leibl circle, co-founder of the Hamburgischer Künstlerclub, acquainted with Munch. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus.), Berlin (Nat. Gall.), Kiel, Oldenburg, Husum. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Der Neue Rump, Meyer-Tönnesmann a. others.