OVERBECK, Friedrich
(b. 1789, Lübeck, d. 1869, Roma)

Christ Resurrects the Daughter of Jairus

Pen with black ink over pencil, watercolour, 307 x 373 mm
Staatliche Museen, Berlin

This picture is modeled on Italian Renaissance paintings. In spite of the colour, the figures appear to be composed of flat surfaces; the cool, transparent colour scheme simply serves to differentiate the forms.

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