Oil/canvas/wood, 59 x 90,5 cm, lo. le. sign. R. Hardorff. - Hamburg landscape a. marine painter. H. was taught painting by his father, Gerdt H. the Elder. The artist travelled the Baltic Sea, England a. Scotland. 1839 he worked in Berlin, but in 1843 he settled in his home town Hamburg. Hans von Bartels was one of his pupils.