Oil/canvas, 101 x 136 cm, lo. ri. sign. Max Kuchel Hambg. - Hamburg landscape and portrait painter. K. studied at the Düsseldorf academy under H. Lauenstein as well as in Munich under F. Baer. He travelled Holstein, Bohemia and the Netherlands. K. is considered to be one of the last great naturalist painters. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus.). Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Der Neue Rump.