Illustrated Poem “The Violet” (Das Veilchen – Goethe)

Author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe German
Eugen Neureuther German
Publisher Montmorillon'sche Kunsthandlung German

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Eugen Neureuther is principally known for his work as an illustrator. This print contains a poem by Goethe framed by floral tendrils. The text is combined with a pastoral landscape and the figure of a shepherdess, executed in Neureuther’s romantic ‘fairytale’ style.

Illustrated Poem “The Violet” (Das Veilchen – Goethe), Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German, Frankfurt am Main 1749–1832 Weimar, Saxe-Weimar), Etching with drypoint

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