Albrecht Durer - Praying Hands - the story behind the image - One day, long ago, to pay homage to Albert for all that he had sacrificed, Albrecht Durer painstakingly drew his brother’s abused hands with palms together and thin fingers stretched skyward. He called his powerful drawing simply “Hands,” but the entire world almost immediately opened their hearts to his great masterpiece and renamed his tribute of love “The Praying Hands.”

Albrecht Dürer

Study of Praying Hands is a work by Albrecht Dürer that depicts an apostle's hands by the altar. Artist: Albrecht Dürer Location: Albertina, Vienna Dimensions: cm × cm in × in) Created: 1508 Subject: An apostle Period: The Renaissance

Carl Spitzweg. Sweet old Germany ~ Blog of an Art Admirer

Carl Spitzweg German century Genre Painting,German artists,Romanticism I need this classroom library!

Carl Spitzweg German painter,19th century Genre Painting,German artists,Romanticism

Carl Spitzweg German century Genre Painting,German artists,Romanticism in cerca dei pokemon

Carl Spitzweg German painter,19th century Genre Painting,German artists,Romanticism

Carl Spitzweg German century Genre Painting,German artists,Romanticism, sometimes art frees your mind

Carl Spitzweg German painter,19th century Genre Painting,German artists,Romanticism

Carl Spitzweg – was a German romanticist painter and poet.

Franz Marc, Rehe im Wald, 1913 http://www.thestablesstudios.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Franz-Marc-Rehe-im-Wald-II.jpeg

The “Degenerate Art” of Franz Marc

Otto Dix was a German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war. Along with George Grosz, he is widely considered one of the most important artists of the Neue Sachlichkeit.

Special Exhibition Gallery - Glitter and Doom: German Portraits from the 1920s

Portrait du comte St Genois d Anneaucourt. By Christian Schad.

aula Modersohn-Becker (February 8, 1876 – November 21, 1907) was a German painter and one of the most important representatives of early expressionism. In a brief career, cut short by an embolism at the age of 31, she created a number of groundbreaking images of great intensity. She is becoming recognized as the first female painter to paint female nudes.

Paula Modersohn-Becker: This painting shows a feeling of fatigue and frustration.

Léopold Franz Kowalski (1856-1931) was an French-born German painter known for her canvases depicting genre scenes, figures and landscapes. Léopold François Kowalsky was a pupil of Jean Pillard and Henri Lehmann at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He exhibited regularly in Paris from 1881 on at the Salon des Artistes Français.

Leopold Franz Kowalski

Léopold Franz Kowalski (1856-1931) was an French-born German painter known for her canvases depicting genre scenes, figures and landscapes. Léopold François Kowalsky was a pupil of Jean Pillard and Henri Lehmann at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He exhibited regularly in Paris from 1881 on at the Salon des Artistes Français.

August Macke (German, 1887-1914), Portrait of Hans Thuar, 1903. Pencil and tempera on paper mounted on cardboard, 37.5 x 29 cm. Kunstmuseum Bonn. Hans Thuar (1887-1945) was a German painter

August Macke (German, 1887-1914), Portrait of Hans Thuar, 1903. Pencil and tempera on paper mounted on cardboard, 37.5 x 29 cm. Kunstmuseum Bonn. Hans Thuar (1887-1945) was a German painter

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