Der Löwenhof der Alhambra

Der Löwenhof der Alhambra

Dating
1860
More about this artwork
More than any other building in Spain the Alhambra epitomises the Moorish epoch in the country’s history. Interest in it, and in medieval Spain as a whole, revived in the Romantic age. Schack, too, succumbed to the magic of the palace and wrote of Gerhardt’s painting: ‘One can almost hear the splashing of the water in the fountain and the rustling of the cypresses in the wind; images from some tale in The Thousand and One Nights inevitably appear before our mind’s eye.’
Inventory Number
11630
Birth year of the artist
1813
Year the artist deceased
1888
Dimensions of the object
88 x 76,2 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Öl auf Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Department
19. Jahrhundert
Origin
Vor 1866 durch Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München
Citation
Eduard Gerhardt, Der Löwenhof der Alhambra, 1860, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/JzG6WN84WO (Last updated on 29.11.2019)

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