Der Violinspieler

Der Violinspieler

More about this artwork
This musician's elegant Renaissance garments lend him an extravagant air. To play his violin he has climbed a church tower: the painter seems to be saying that all true artists must rise above the everyday world and its concerns. This aura of exclusivity is reinforced by subtle yet striking colour harmonies, especially in the distant view of the evening sky at the lower left.
Inventory Number
11549
Birth year of the artist
1810
Year the artist deceased
1886
Dimensions of the object
125,8 x 80,3 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Öl auf Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Department
19. Jahrhundert
Origin
1863 durch Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack vom Künstler erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München
Citation
Edward Jakob von Steinle, Der Violinspieler, 1863, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/wE4KJmpGZ5 (Last updated on 29.11.2019)

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