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Rooms with a View: The Open Window in the 19th Century

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During the first half of the 19th century, the open window emerged as a consistent motif in German, Danish, French, and Russian painting and drawing. "Rooms with a View" is the first book to explore this intriguing theme in European art, with its Romantic intimations of unfulfilled longing and its associated qualities of poetry, luminosity, and interiority. Artists depicted this intangible mood with images of contemplative figures in hushed, sparsely furnished rooms; painters diligently at work in their studios; simple, ...

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Rooms with a View: The Open Window in the 19th Century
2011, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780300169775

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