Baltic Light: Early Open-Air Painting in Denmark and North Germany
During the first half of the nineteenth century, Danish and German artists studying in Paris and Rome brought back the concept of "plein air" painting and began to paint out-of-doors on their native soil. They introduced a whole new aesthetic that was sensitive to the light and atmospheric conditions peculiar to the north, especially during the long summer days. This beaut...more
Hardcover, 232 pages
Published November 10th 1999 by Yale University Press in association with National Gallery of Ottawa
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