Ca. 1897, oil/cardboard, 28 x 37,5 cm, on the reverse estate stamp. - The painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonée of Thomas Herbst by Dr. Carsten Meyer-Tönnesmann. - Important 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.: Der Neue Rump, Meyer-Tönnesmann, Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Vollmer a. others.