Tag Archives: Germany

1886: The Strike

Robert Koehler: The Strike (1886) The Strike spoke to issues of urgent concern on both sides of the Atlantic—issues that remain timely even today. From the painting’s debut and initial reception against a fevered background of seething ferment among industrial … Continue reading

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1870: Cento

A cento is a poem composed of lines taken from other poems, either by different authors or from the same author. (Homer and Virgil are traditional favorites.) The word comes from the Greek κεντρόνη, which means “patchwork garment.” The following … Continue reading

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1894: The Feeling of Dependence

Sascha Schneider: Das Gefühl der Abhängigkeit [The Feeling of Dependence] (1894)

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1908: Sunset

Gabriele Münter: Sunset over Staffelsee (c. 1908)

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1881: By the Sea

Max Klinger: By the Sea – Plate II from Intermezzos, Opus IV (1881) (source)

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1889: On the Banks

Hans Thoma: On the Banks of the River Main (1889)

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1900: Versions

     Hans Thoma: Wondrous Birds (1892) W. W. Denslow: Illustration from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)

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