Painters Paintings Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885): Arrival of the Stagecoach, circa 1859, oil on canvas,…
Painters Work Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885): Arrival of the Stagecoach, circa 1859, oil on canvas, 53.2 × 41.three cm (20.9 × 16.three in), Non-public assortment
Clearly political or polemical, artwork was discouraged by the conservative attitudes that pervaded Central Europe, and extra parochial themes have been chosen by the artists of the Biedermeier interval than had been the vogue within the Romantic interval that preceded it, there was nonetheless room for delicate allusions and light-weight satire. Spitzweg’s work poke light enjoyable on the figures he noticed round him.
Our final Spitzweg; ‘Arrival of the Stagecoach’ brilliantly displays a every day life scene of his time. Right here, as at all times, his humorous realism with superb gentle results is gentler than a biting political satire.