Tempera/laid paper, 61,5 x 45,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. S. Sprotte 85, on the backing cardboard titled 'Kiefernzweig (Sylt)', framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Painter a. drawer with background of philosophical aesthetics. S. was pupil of E. Orlik in Berlin and K. Hagemeister in Werder/Havel. He worked a. lived in Kampen on Sylt, where he became a central figure of artistic life.