Oil/masonite, 80 x 60 cm, lo. ri. monogr. a. dat. HZ 88, on the reverse titled on label. - German painter, draughtsman a. graphic artist, studied at the Leipzig graphic arts school under B. Heisig 1959-64, thereafter he was master student of F. Cremer at the Berlin academy. His painting in the style of the old masters are influenced by Italian mannerism. - Mus.: Berlin (Nat. Gall.), Dresden (Gem.-Galerie Neue Meister), Tokyo, Leipzig, Altenburg.