20 Works, Today, April 20th is artist Carl Haag’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #109

Carl Haag (German, 1820-1915)
The departure, c. 1867

Watercolour on paper
25¼ x 52¼ in. (64.2 x 132.7 cm.)
Private collection

Carl Haag (20 April 1820–24 January 1915) was a Bavarian-born painter who became a naturalized British subject and was court painter to the duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

Haag was born in Erlangen, in the Kingdom of Bavaria, and was trained in the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg and at Munich. He initially practised as an illustrator and as a painter in oils of portraits and architectural subjects…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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