the painter poet

2 09 2012

that’s what CARL SPITZWEG was called, he lived from 1808 – 1885 in munich, germany, where he portrayed the daily life in humorous scenes, painted cartoons. you can read more about him in my earlier post from january 6, 2009. below some more of his artwork

© carl spitzweg



2 responses

3 09 2012

This painter could have been inspirational for the making of “Pinocchio”

22 09 2012

You know Hans that the paintings of Spitzweg like most paintings don’t reproduce well and can best be appreciated by seeing them in person. I was lucky to see a few of his paintings at Lembach House and was struck how small and well painted they are. I also have a book on him.

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