ENGERT, Erasmus
(b. 1796, Wien, d. 1871, Wien)

Viennese Domestic Garden

Oil on canvas, 32 x 26 cm
Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Erasmus Engert, a restorer, was also a fine painter, evidenced by this painting. Under a grape arbour, dwarfed by sunflowers, a young woman manages to read the Bible while knitting a stocking

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 4 minutes):
Franz Schubert: Die Junge Nonne (The Young Nun) D 828