1914, oil/canvas, 146 x 80 cm, lo. le. sign. F. Ahlers-Hestermann, on the stretcher fragment of a label of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, min. dam. - Exhibition: The painting was exhibited: Rückblick und Gegenwart. Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 1963. - Literature: Cat. rais.: Manigold 79. - Provenance: Tatjana Ahlers-Hestermann, daughter of the artist; since 1992Hamburg private collection. - Painter a. author, trained by A. Siebelist, travelled to Paris with F. Nölken a. W. Rosam where he became pupil of H. Matisse in 1910 a. met his future wife, A. Povorina, member of the Hamburgischer Künstlerclub a. the Hamburg secession, since 1928 professor at the Cologne Werkkunstschule, dismissed by the Nazis in 1933, after the war he became a head of the Berlin academy of arts, was awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz a. the Edwin Scharff award.