View from the Artist's Window  1825

by Martinus Rørbye

Around the mid-1820s Rørbye found himself in a time of transition on several levels. On a personal level he was about to leave his childhood home where this view from the drawing-room window was painted. [br] [b]Dichotomy between the real and the ideal[/b] On a professional level, he began to supplement his studies at the Academy with additional schooling from the ideal...
38 x 29.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark