Before 1971. Hardwood-relief, without painting, h. 56 cm, verso sign. 'Flath'. Minor tension cracks. - Literature: See ill. in: Ellen Burmester: Innere Sammlung von Otto Flath, Bad Segeberg 1971, p. 25. - German wooden sculptor, painter and draftsman. 1922 - 1924 apprenticeship by the ivory carver Karl Schneider, 1928 - 1930 education at the Kiel School of Art and Crafts, then at the Hamburg State School of Art. Since 1932 as a freelancer in Kiel and foundation of the art association Kiel. Numerous works in Hamburg. His extensive oeuvre contains more than 3000 sculptures and 40 retables.