Oil/canvas, 35 x 53,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. Schnars-Alquist 23. - German Marine painter. S.-A. was master student of H. Gude at the Berlin academy, where he maintained a studio. After several trips round the world he settled in Hamburg in 1898 a. became member of the Hamburger Künstlerverein. He was awarded several medals, among others a gold medal in Melbourne in 1889. Also he worked as art juror in international competitions.