KERSTING, Georg Friedrich
(b. 1785, Güstrow, d. 1847, Meissen)

On Outpost Duty

Oil on canvas, 46 x 35 cm
Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Kersting was a draughtsman and painter of great originality. The painting On Outpost Duty is an appealing document of the Wars of Liberation and an intimate monument to his friends who fell in the war.

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