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25 February, 21:03

Romance of snowy ruins: the art of Wilhelm Steyerwaldt

Romance of snowy ruins: the art of Wilhelm Steyerwaldt
The German landscape painter Wilhelm Steyerwaldt (1815-1871) is known for his works that embody the romanticism and majesty of nature. A graduate of the Dusseldorf Academy of Arts, he remained loyal to his homeland, where he found inspiration for creating masterpieces of painting.

Snow-covered ruins of ancient castles and simply deserted architectural landscapes became prominent motifs in Steyerwaldt's work. His works reflect the beauty of nature and sophisticated architecture, which is intertwined with a carefully selected color scheme.
The artist conveyed in his canvases not only the external beauty of the environment, but also his inner experiences, shades of mood that these places suggested. In almost every painting by Wilhelm Steyerwaldt, one can feel the mysticism and mystery inherent in romanticism in painting.
Steyerwaldt created more than 200 paintings representing landscapes of his hometown of Quedlinburg and the Harz Mountains in northern Germany, including Saxony and Thuringia. His works remained an eternal testimony of the beauty of nature, as well as the talent of the German artist in reproducing this beauty.

In the world art markets, the value of works by Wilhelm Steyerwaldt can exceed the $15,000 mark, depending on the level of rarity, condition and other factors.
Wilhelm Steyerwaldt's art inspires and fascinates with its romantic vision. His landscapes not only reflect nature, but also transport the viewer to the world of dreams, where each picture is a separate study of the majesty and harmony of nature.
Source: mutualart.com

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