Eye Candy for Today: Carl Blechen Italian landscape

Gorge near Amalfi, Carl Blechen
Gorge near Amalfi, Carl Blechen

Link is to zoomable version on Google Art Project; downloadable version on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin.

Early 19th century German painter Carl Blechen created series of studio works based on a sketching trip he had taken to Italy a few years prior.

Here, he gives us a dramatically lit scene of a paper mill in a gorge in the rocky landscape of Italy’s famed Amalfi coast.

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