Oil/canvas, 69 x 85 cm, lo. ri. sign. and dat. E. Wessel 63, on the reverse titled. - Hamburg landscape and portrait painter who also painted still lifes and nudes. W. studied at the Hamburg art school under A. Illies, After travelling Europe he founded the painting school 'Atelier Mensch' in Hamburg. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle, Altonaer Mus.), Munich, Warsaw. Lit.: Vollmer, Der Neue Rump, Heydorn a. others.