The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on 28.8.1821

On his journey from Italy to Dresden, Dahl travelled through the Tyrol and made a number of sketches on the way. At the end of 1821, he produced a series of mountain landscape which were based on these scenes from the Tyrol. An example can be seen here:

J. C. Dahl: Alpine Landscape from Tyrol, 1821, Oil on  canvas, 110 x 148 cm. Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg. Gm1639. - Public domain

Cf. Marie Lødrup Bang: Johan Christian Dahl – Life and Works, vol. 1, Oslo 1987, p. 65.

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