1,000 MEISTERWERKE – European Romanticism
A film by Reiner E. Moritz
Johann Heinrich Füssli: Titania and Bottom (1793)
Théodore Géricault: The Raft of Medusa (1818 / 1819)
Carl Rottmann: The Greek Cycle (1839–1850)
Johann Friedrich Overbeck: Germania and Italia (after 1828)
Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld: The Family of John the Baptist with the Family of Christ (1817)
1000 Masterpieces from the Great Museums of the World is one of the most successful TV series about art. The original, with improved image quality, takes us on a fascinating journey through the history of art. Comprehensively illustrated and compellingly presented—the well-known authors of five short art surveys provide a deeper insight into the masterpieces of painting.
In response to the process of industrialisation in the 17th and 18th centuries, Romantic art from that period focussed on poeticising life and drawing back into imagination and introspection. Füssli, Géricault, Rottmann, Overbeck and Schnorr von Carolsfeld make exemplary use of elements alluding to mythology religion and nature.
Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu languages: German, English, French
Audio languages: English, German, (French)
Running time: 5 x 10 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)