Oil/wood, 27 x 33 cm, lo. le. sign. and dat Louis Douzette 1906. - German landscape and marine painter. D. studied at the Berlin academy under H. Eschke. He travelled Sweden, among others to witness a solar eclipse. He specialized in moonlit landscapes. He was awarded gold medals in Berlin and Melbourne in 1886 and 1888. In 1896 he became professor in Berlin, in 1910 he was made honorary citizen of Barth. Mus.: Berlin, Breslau, Dresden, Baden-Baden, Rostock, Moscow, Prague, Sydney a. others. Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit a. others.