Oil/paper, 45,5 x 60,5 cm, lo. le. sign. S. Sprotte 96, framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Painter a. drawer with background of philosophical aesthetics. S. was pupil of E. Orlik in Berlin and K. Hagemeister in Werder/Havel. He worked a. lived in Kampen on Sylt, where he became a central figure of artistic life.