Ein Einsiedler, Violine spielend
Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885)

Ein Einsiedler, Violine spielend,

um 1862
Material / Technology / Carrier
Öl auf Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
31,7 x 53,8 cm
19. Jahrhundert
Inventory number
1863 durch Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack erworben
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München
Carl Spitzweg, Ein Einsiedler, Violine spielend, um 1862, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/XR4MJ2jxQ1 (Last updated on 19.06.2023)
A hermit has set himself up in the seclusion of a wild rocky landscape. A deer, attracted by the civilising power of music, is listening to him playing the violin. Summer flowers and vegetables are growing in a small enclosed garden. The setting owes much to the `intimate landscapes¿ of French artists. Leading an existence outside society, hermits were a popular subject with Spitzweg, Schwind and other Romantic painters.

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