1889/99. weaf, 61,5 x 92 cm, lo. le. Schleswig-Holstein flag. - Cf.: Dorothee Bieske: Scherrebek, Wandbehänge des Jugendstils, Flensburg 2003, fig. p. 135; E. Schlee: Scherrebeker Bildteppiche, Neumünster 1984, fig. p 284. - At least 27 copies were produced. Of these, Schlee was able to detect only nine. - German painter, graphic artist a. architect from the first generation of the Worpswede artist's colony. The early phase of his creative career was influenced by art nouveau. After the disturbing experience of WW I he got enthusiastic about the ideals of the Russian Revolution, for the propaganda of which he developed his so called 'Komplexbilder'. In 1931 he emigrated definitely to the Sowjet Union. - Mus.: Worpswede, Bremen (Kunsthalle), Dresden a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit, Rief 'H.V. - Das graphische Werk' (1983), Elze 'H.V. - Buchgraphik. Das Werkverzeichnis 1895-1935' (1997), Stenzig 'Worpswede-Moskau. Das Werk v. H.V.' (1991) a. others.