Max Liebermann (1847 – 1935): The Courtyard of the

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Max Liebermann (1847 – 1935): The Courtyard of the Orphanage in Amsterdam, 1881-82, Oil on canvas, 79 x 108 cm, Städel Museum, Frankfurt In 1871 and subsequently, Liebermann repeatedly visited the Netherlands, some of his stays there being lengthy. In a painting on a Dutch subject, The Orphanage at Amsterdam, he began to put the darker shades of his early realism aside, and to brighten up his palette. For the first time he rendered sunlight falling through trees perfectly. It is a truly Impressionist perception.

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