Blind Man's Buff

Gouache on paper laid on cardboard | 29.4 x 22.7cm | 1867

Adolph Menzel

A young girl announces her presence to the man in armour by thrusting flowers at him. We see only his merry eyes. Yet this frivolous game is overshadowed by a glowering figure behind. Menzel is a master at depicting surfaces, hard and soft, and at su...
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