Eine Mutter mit ihrem Kind

Eine Mutter mit ihrem Kind

Artist
Leopold Bode
Dating
1865
More about this artwork
The motif comes from Clemens Brentano’s Chronika eines fahrenden Schülers (Chronicle of a Travelling Pupil, 1818). In this tale the narrator, Johannes, is the illegitimate son of the knight Siegmund von Laurenburg and the fair Laurenburger Els. He recalls a happy moment from his childhood when he wove a wreath from oak leaves for his mother when she was carrying him through a forest. Schack described the painting: ‘Her features express in an unsurpassable way sorrow at the loss of her husband and boundless maternal love, and the innocence in the boy’s sweetly smiling face is equally heart-warming.’
Displayed
Not on display
Inventory Number
11594
Birth year of the artist
1831
Year the artist deceased
1906
Dimensions of the object
82,2 x 52 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Öl auf Lindenholz
Genre
Malerei
Department
19. Jahrhundert
Origin
1865 durch Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack vom Künstler erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München
Citation
Leopold Bode, Eine Mutter mit ihrem Kind, 1865, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/apG9n8z4Zn (Last updated on 11.09.2020)

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