Wilhelm Kaulbach

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Wilhelm Kaulbach (1805 – 1874) was a German painter and illustrator. His work was a beauty-loving art.


Kalbauch The Destruction of Jerusalem by Titus.jpg

The Destruction of Jerusalem by Titus, 1846.

Some works

  • "Die Hunnenschlacht" (1834, frescoe at the Neues Museum, Berlin)
  • "Die Zerstörung von Jerusalem" ("The Destruction of Jerusalem", 1846, Neune Pinakothek, München)
  • "Kaiser Otto III In Der Gruft Karls Des Grossen" (1859, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg). [1]

Trivia

Hirszenberg’s painting (The Wandering Jew) is considered the second Jewish example of a Wandering Jew painting, after the 1876 self-portrait Ahasuerus by his mentor Maurycy Gottlieb. Avraham Ronen suggests Gottlieb’s painting was a response to Wilhelm von Kaulbach’s antisemitic The Destruction of Jerusalem, wherein a Wandering Jew figure is tormented by raging demons. [2] Also: [3]

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