Oil/canvas, 78 x 67 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. W. A. Rosam 06. - German painter. R. was taught 1901-04 in the studio of A. Siebelist. As early as 1903 he joined the Hamburgischer Künstlerclub. In 1906 he had a studio in Berlin, in the following year he went to Paris with F. Ahlers-Hestermann u. F. Nölken where he joined circle of artists of the Café du Dome. 1909/10 he worked in the studio of H. Matisse. He was killed in action in the Ukraine in 1916. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Hamburg-Museum, MK&G). - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Rump, Der Neue Rump, Meyer-Tönnesmann a. others.