Watercolour, 52 x 73,5 cm, lo. le. sign. a. dat. Ed. Hopf as well as inscribed 'Norwegen', matted a. framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - Versatile German landscape a. figure painter, trained at the Hanau drawing acadamy a. apprenticeship as goldsmith, member of the Hamburger Künstlerverein, in 1927/28 he exhibited with the Hamburg secession, 1930 first of numerous travels to Norway, all of his works were destroyed in WW II, in 1950 he became member of the Hamburgische Künstlerschaft.