Heimkehrender Ritter

Heimkehrender Ritter

Dating
um 1846
More about this artwork
Schwind painted many variations on scenes of departure and homecoming. In this example an aged knight is returning to his deserted castle. The subject recalls Ludwig Tieck¿s story of `fair Eckbert¿, who after years of roaming returned to his castle to find it empty.
Inventory Number
11562
Birth year of the artist
1804
Year the artist deceased
1871
Dimensions of the object
40 x 27,2 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Öl auf Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Department
19. Jahrhundert
Origin
1869 durch Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München
Citation
Moritz von Schwind, Heimkehrender Ritter, um 1846, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/QKGBAmnLBb (Last updated on 29.11.2019)

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