museum-digitaldeutschland

Close

Search museums

Close

Search collections

Objects found: 171. Searched for: Person/Institution: Carl Blechen (1798-1840). Sorted by: Modify search parameters.

Help for the extended search

You can combine multiple search parameters.

Some of the available search fields allow direct entering of search terms. Right behind these fields, you can find a small checkbox. If you fill in your search term, the search generally runs for any occurrences of the entered string. By enabling the small checkbox ("Exact"), you can execute a search for that exact term.

There are also option menus. You can select search conditions by clicking on their respective entry in the appearing list there.

The third type of fields that neither have an "exact" checkbox nor consist of a list, reacts to your inputs. Once you type in some text, a list of suggested terms appears for you to select from.

Search optionsX ?

Kunsthalle Bremen - "The Studio of the Sculptor Rudolf Schadow" (museum-digital:deutschland)
Kunsthalle Bremen Von der Romantik zum Impressionismus [343-1912/9]

The Studio of the Sculptor Rudolf Schadow

Das Atelier des Bildhauers Rudolf Schadow (Kunsthalle Bremen - Der Kunstverein in Bremen CC BY-NC-SA)
de

Description

This oil sketch by Carl Blechen shows the entrance to the studio of his friend Rudolf Schadow, in the Via delle Quattro Fontane in Rome. Like many other artists, Schadow had moved to the Eternal City to study. There, he took over the atelier of Christian Daniel Rauch in 1811. Rauch, like Blechen himself, had been a pupil of Rudolf Schadow’s father, Johann Gottfried Schadow. Blechen’s oil sketch affords a glimpse of the contours of a sculpture through the door of the studio, this most likely being Schadow’s unfinished work Dancing Bacchanal, which was left there after his premature death in 1822. Blechen’s undated oil sketch was executed by the time the atelier was owned by Emil Wolff, a nephew and pupil of Johann Gottfried Schadow. It remains open as to whether this piece was painted in Rome in 1829 or in Berlin in 1830. Whereas the loose brushwork speaks more in favor of a hasty oil sketch made on location, the purposefully construed perspective and the subtle play of light and shade suggest a work that had been thought through in the studio. It is known that Blechen gave the oil sketch to Johann Gottfried Schadow as a gift in 1830. For the elder Schadow, this had particular meaning, for it served both as a memento of his own time in Rome and as a memory of his late son.

Material/Technique

Oil on cardboard

Measurements

21.5 x 30.5 cm

Painted ...
... Who:
... When:

Keywords

[Last update: ]

The textual information presented here is free for non-commercial usage if the source is named. (Creative Commons Lizenz 3.0, by-nc-sa) Please name as source not only the internet representation but also the name of the museum.
Rights for the images are shown below the large images (which are accessible by clicking on the smaller images). If nothing different is mentioned there the same regulation as for textual information applies.
Any commercial usage of text or image demands communication with the museum.