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An Art Student in Munich (Paperback) Loot Price: R320
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An Art Student in Munich (Paperback): Anna Mary Howitt

An Art Student in Munich (Paperback)

Anna Mary Howitt

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER II. THE STUDIO OF WILHELM VON KAULBACH. The studio of Kaulbach is situated in the St. Anna suburb, a suburb resembling rather a quaint country town than the suburb of a smart little capital. It is altogether a somewhat out-of-the-way sort of place. It is a region of stone-masons' yards, mills, and timber-yards. If you approach from the old part of Munich, you probably pass beneath some gloomy gateway, and emerging among gardens and pleasure-grounds, cross some rapidly-running branch of the Isar, which turns many a noisy mill, and is the resort of washerwomen, who, leaning over the pleasant water from low plank balconies, wash their linen, picturesquely and merrily, the whole summer through. On bright summer mornings, these women, in their gay- colored boddices and petticoats, furnish forth a succession of beautiful pictures as they wash their linen, which shines dazzlingly white in the shower of sunshine and amid the luxuriant grass and large-leaved plants, which droop their sprays into the stream. Across a wooden bridge you see passing an old Franciscan friar. He stops and speaks to that merry group of urchins rushing away from morning school; and now he says a word to that demure little fair- haired damsel, who knits as she walks along. The Franciscan comes from that white convent with its many rowsof windows, and with its church rising up in the centre, adorned with a gay figure of the Madonna, standing in a sky-blue niche, and shaded by tall poplars. Those are promegranates trained up the walls; and there is another brown monk at one of the windows. And now you find yourself in a regular little town; among houses, white, pale green, pale pink, and salmon-colored, with rows of jalousies thrown back, and here and there bright-colored bedding hanging out of the w...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Anna Mary Howitt
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 130
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-67772-1
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 0-217-67772-X
Barcode: 9780217677721

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