Einsiedler in einer Felsengrotte

Einsiedler in einer Felsengrotte

Dating
1863
More about this artwork
Schwind painted and drew many variations on the subject of the hermit. As an outsider who withdraws from society and its pressures, the hermit served to symbolise the existence led by artists. The three hermits in this picture are engaged in different activities, which may be interpreted as representing the realms of art, learning and nature.
Inventory Number
11579
Birth year of the artist
1804
Year the artist deceased
1871
Dimensions of the object
110 x 51,5 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, Einsiedler in einer Felsengrotte, 1863, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/jWLpa1EGKY (Last updated on 29.11.2019)

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