Landscape, Heroes and Folktales: German Romantic Prints and Drawings (UNITED KINGDOM)

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From: 23 Sep 2011 - To: 01 Apr 2012

Landscape, Heroes and Folktales:  German Romantic Prints and Drawings
Category: Exhibitions
Organized by: British Museum
Venue: The British Museum
Address: Great Russell Street
Town: London
Opening hours: 10 am - 5.30 pm
Cost of entry: free
Website: www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/exhibitions/german_romantic_prints.aspx

Over 100 fabulous prints and drawings from the period of German Romanticism which was a philosophical and artistic movement in the late 18th and 19th centuries. Key figures included Beethoven, Schubert, Hegel and Goethe. The prints and drawings on display capture beautiful, poetic scenes, exploring landscapes and wildlife to heroes and folktales. Artists featured in the exhibition include Caspar David Friedrich, Philipp Otto Runge, Wilhelm Tischbein and Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld.

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