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Langebro, Copenhagen, in the Moonlight with Running Figures  1836

by Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg

[b]Why do all these people come running? Has someone fallen in the water, or is there a fire?[/b] [br] In his diary Eckersberg simply described the picture as “a small painting showing a moonlit night by the full moon. The subject is Langebro with running figures". [b]The story in the painting[/b] Perhaps he deliberately played on the fact that many of the exhibition ...
55.9 x 43.7 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark