Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Pilgrim in a Rocky Valley

CARUS, Carl Gustav (b. 1789, Leipzig, d. 1869, Dresden)
Pilgrim in a Rocky Valley c. 1820
Oil on canvas, 28 x 22 cm
Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Carus was an artist, a doctor, a naturalist, a scientist and a psychologist.

In his spare time he also wrote on art theory that made him a leading scholar of his period.