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1882 Eupen – 1930 Dusseldorf
“Wet Alder Wood”, 1910
46,5 x 54,5 cm
Oil on canvas
155 years, Masterpieces

Galerie Paffrath

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The work “Wet Alder Wood” is created at the time when Ophey begins to give precedence to colour independently of the motif. The complementary contrasts of the stacked wood and the surroundings are set in tension with each other, making them the actual subject of the painting.

Frage zu dem Werk von Ophey, Walter: Wet Alder Wood, 1910

Question about the work by Ophey, Walter: Wet Alder Wood, 1910