Oil/canvas, 60,5 x 92,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. W. Ophey, very small hole. - Landscape a. still life painter, besides A. Macke a. H. Nauen most important exponent of Rhenish Expressionism, studied at the Düsseldorf academy 1901-10 under E. Dücker, travelled to Italy a. France, exhibited regularly with the Junges Rheinland a. the Rhenish secession. - Mus.: Essen (Folkwang-Mus.), Düsseldorf, Barmen, u.a. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit.