Better Times? Waldmüller and Biedermeier Vienna
Hardly any era is considered so apolitical or has become so synonymous with the “the perfect world” as Biedermeier period. The painting of the time appears to confirm this impression: the people portrayed seem modest, domestic bliss appears carefree, rural life idyllic. Yet this is only one side of the coin. Closely connected to political developments, the Biedermeier...
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