Oil/cardboard, 46 x 59 cm, on the reverse estate stamp as well as gallery label of Kunsthandel Werner, Bremen. - Prov.: Kunsthandel Werner, Bremen; since the early 70s in a Hamburg family collection. - We are grateful to Katja Pourshirazi from the Overbeck Museum in Bremen for her kind assistance. The painting is listed in the museum's archiv as no. V 14. - One of the most important German landscape painters of the turn of the century. O. studied 1889-93 at the Düsseldorf academy, among others under E. Dücker a. P. Janssen. In 1894 he joined the Worpswede artist's colony the style a. subjects of which he influenced decisively. In 1905 he left the artist's colony a. moved to the nearby Bremen-Vegesack where he - after travelling widely - included motifs from Sylt a. Switzerland to his repertoire. - Mus.: Bremen (Modersohn-Mus., Kunsthalle), Hannover, München, Breslau a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker a. others.