Oil/cardboard, 21 x 25 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. A. Illies 95, on the reverse inscribed A. Illies px 95. - Landscape a. still life painter, co-founder of the Hamburgischer Künstlerclub. I. studied at the Hamburg school of applied arts a. the Munich Academy, exhibited at the Berlin secession 1901. Study trips to Italy a. Sylt, he met Nolde a. Schmidt-Rottluff. I. was professor in Hamburg.