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Author Wegmann, Peter, 1957-

Title Caspar David Friedrich to Ferdinand Hodler : a romantic tradition : nineteenth-century paintings and drawings from the Oskar Reinhart Foundation, Winterthur / Peter Wegmann ; with contributions by William Vaughan ... [and others] ; edited and translated from the German by Margarita Russell
Edition First edition
Published Frankfurt am Main : Insel Verlag, 1993

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Description 286 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Summary With introductory essays and detailed texts on each artist, this book surveys a rich pictorial tradition, ranging from the quiet introspection of the Romantic era and the gentle charm of Biedermeier to the robust art of Realist and Symbolist painters at the end of the century. Paintings by major artists (including Friedrich, Runge, Menzel, Bocklin, Liebermann and Hodler) are discussed alongside works by less familiar figures whose work deserves greater recognition
This book accompanies an international exhibition of paintings and drawings from the Oskar Reinhart Foundation in Winterthur, one of the finest collections of German, Austrian and Swiss art in Europe. Oskar Reinhart (1885 - 1965) presented his extraordinary collection of Northern Romantic and Realist art to the town of Winterthur, establishing a museum with over five hundred paintings and several thousand drawings. The collection opened to the public in 1951 but still remains little known outside Switzerland - paintings from the Foundation are lent only on rare occasions and the Reinhart collection has never been shown abroad
Analysis Geschichte 1790-1830
Notes "Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The National Gallery, London."
Exhibition tour: Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin, 14 May-12 Sept. 1993, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 30 Sept.-2 Jan. 1994 and other venues through 12 Feb. 1995
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 283-286
Credits Exhibition curators: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The National Gallery, London."
Subject Friedrich, Caspar David, 1774-1840.
Hodler, Ferdinand, 1853-1918.
Stiftung Oskar Reinhart -- Exhibitions.
Stiftung Oskar Reinhart -- Catalogs.
Art -- Switzerland -- Winterthur -- Exhibitions.
Art -- Switzerland -- Winterthur -- Catalogs.
Art, Austrian -- Exhibitions.
Art, Austrian -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, German -- Exhibitions.
Art, German -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- Austria -- Exhibitions.
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- Germany -- Exhibitions.
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- Switzerland -- Exhibitions.
Art, Swiss -- Exhibitions.
Art, Swiss -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Drawing -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Drawing, European -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Drawing, Modern -- 19th century -- Exhibitions
Painting, European -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Romanticism in art -- Europe -- Exhibitions.
Romanticism in art.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Russell, Margarita.
Vaughan, William, 1943-
Stiftung Oskar Reinhart.
LC no. 95193794
ISBN 0810964325