Oil/canvas, 26 x 41,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. Gurlitt. - Landscape a. portrait painter as well as graphic artist, was pupil of S. Bendixen in Hamburg a. studied 1832-35 at the Copenhagen academy among othes under C. W. Eckersberg, worked in Italy, Munich, Copenhagen, Düsseldorf, Berlin, vienna, Gotha a. Dresden a. for several European monarchs, his landscape paintings became a pattern for many younter artist like the brothers Achenbach.