Oil/canvas, 79 x 99 cm, lo. le. monogr. a. dat. K 21, on the reverse titled 'Legender Hirte' a. num. K 7646. - Painter a. graphic artist, studied at the Karlsruhe academy under A. Haueisen, master student of A. Babberger, in 1938/29 he was awarded the first Lichwark prize, cooperated with E. Munch in Norway, 1951 to 1962 professor at the Hamburg academy, where he trained the painters of the artist group 'Zebra', 1957 Edwin Scharff award, guest of honour of the Villa Massimo, Rome. - Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Museum, Museum für Kunst u. Gewerbe a. others), Berlin (Nationalgalerie), Schleswig (SHLM), Hannover (Sprengelmuseum), Halle (Moritzburg) a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Rump, Der Neue Rump, H. Spielmann: K.K. a. others.