Mixed media/paper/fibre board, 44,5 x 63 cm, lo. ri. sign. Tetj. Tügel, on the reverse on artist's label titled 'Torfmoor im Vorfrühlingswind'. - Painter, poet, musician and bonvivant. T. was trained at the Hamburg school of applied arts. He became the central figure of expressionist painters in Worpswede, but also was co-founder of the Hamburg secession. His rich pictorial language changes between soft verves and crystalline structures referring to cubism, later it is dominated by a neo-mannerist design vocabulary. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Museum). Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Rump, Der Neue Rump, M. Bruhns: Kunst in der Krise, I. Ewers-Schultz: O.T.T. als Maler (exh. cat. Haspa) a. others.