Oil/canvas, 75 x 99,5 cm, lo. le. sign. Smidt. - Landscape a. figure painter. S. studied at the Munich a. Stuttgart academies under H. von Zügel a. R. Poetzelberger, 1906-08 he continued his studies at the Académie Julian in Paris. He travelled to Italy in 1911 a. to Spain in 1929. He was co-founder of the Hamburg secession. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Mus. für Hamburg. Geschichte). - Lit.: Der Neue Rump, Heydorn.