Die gefangene Prinzessin

Die gefangene Prinzessin

More about this artwork
Schwind's Romantic vision shows a knight dreaming at dusk of a princess in chains who is guarded by an armed giant. It is his duty as a knight to free the young woman. No literary source exists for this subject, which Schwind had first depicted in 1822 in a drawing.
Inventory Number
11582
Birth year of the artist
1804
Year the artist deceased
1871
Dimensions of the object
106,3 x 60,5 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Öl auf Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Department
19. Jahrhundert
Origin
1863 durch Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München
Citation
Moritz von Schwind, Die gefangene Prinzessin, um 1860/63, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/8eGVnMYGWQ (Last updated on 29.11.2019)

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