Oil/canvas, 92,5 x 95 cm, lo. ri. sign. Erich Erler. - German landscape a. figure painter, brother of Fritz E. After being trained as type setter E. took drawing lessons under A. Bräuer. To cure a lung disease he moved to Samaden in the Engadin in Switzerland in 1898. In 1901 he joined the Munich artist's group 'Scholle', in 1912 the Munich secession. - Mus.: Munich (Lenbachhaus a. others), Aachen (Suermondt-Ludwig-Mus.), Wuppertal (Von der Heydt-Mus.), Los Angeles, Leipzig, Breslau, Regensburg a. others. - Lit.: Saur, Thieme-Becker, Vollmer a. others.