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62: Rooftops

Frederik Rohde
Copenhagen 1816 - 1886 Copenhagen

2014-S.41: Fondation Custodia
Rights held by: Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris

After completing his studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, with Johan Ludwig Lund and Christen Købke, Rodhe took study trips to Germany, Switzerland, France, and Italy. He was inspired by the fertile intellectual environment he found in Munich in the 1840s, where artists from Germany and the Nordic countries shared ideas about practices in landscape painting amid an environment of romanticism, nationalism, and naturalism.

Text written and researched by Michelle Bird National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.

Oil on canvas
25.4 × 22.2 cm

Section: Built Environment: rooftops, windows, yards and ruins

This can be found in Gallery 11: The Arts of the 20th Century

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