Exhibition on Reiffenstein: backyards and doors

A little Surprise, this exhibition is all. Less, because Carl Theodor reiff Stein (1820-1893) was not Kronberger about, but first of all, Frankfurt. The other c

Exhibition on Reiffenstein: backyards and doors

A little Surprise, this exhibition is all. Less, because Carl Theodor reiff Stein (1820-1893) was not Kronberger about, but first of all, Frankfurt. The other colonists, such as Anton Burger, too. And like the early plein air painters of the mid 19th century. Century in the Taunus settled down to paint in front of nature, went Reiffenstein early – at the age of 13 – the Städel, in order to study, first at Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer architecture and then painting under Jakob Becker. You knew and times was sometimes since study been friends.

Christoph Schütte

a Freelance writer based in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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but in the Frankfurt old town-born and raised painter is primarily for the meticulously accurate portrayal of its medieval home town. "All of the backyards", so it has kept the much younger Philipp Franck in retrospect, "every old doors and each door lock" 've held on to reiff stone with scrupulous care, and, probably, it is exactly what eighth of its success with the bourgeois audiences accounted for. Were already during his lifetime, his collection of Frankfurt's views against an annuity to the Historical Museum, and, in fact, Reiffenstein is today mainly for his drawings and his equally precise architecture be detected, such as the old town known romantic watercolors.

he was at least and the occasional landscaper, excursions in the Odenwald, the Taunus, and the Lahn took, now shows the "Carl Theodor Reiffenstein and friends" overridden exhibition, the Museum Kronberger painter colony for 200. Birthday has been established. Small "Roman halls opened with the" Affentor", the" view from the Old bridge mill, the cowherd's tower", or the postcard" here, too, one or the other typical, mostly from a private collection at the end of the sheet with the pictures of the dance. The focus is on the paintings.

Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 22:19

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