Ruins of the Eldena Monastery | Carl Gustav Carus | 1819

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Size: 11"x14"

"Ruins of the Eldena Monastery" is an oil painting by German painter Carl Gustav Carus, created in the early 19th century. The painting depicts the remains of the Eldena Monastery, a former Cistercian abbey located near Greifswald, Germany. The ruins are depicted in a state of decay and neglect, with crumbling walls and broken arches set against a dark and overgrown landscape. Despite the apparent decay, however, the painting has a serene and peaceful atmosphere, with the surrounding trees and shrubs lending a sense of natural beauty to the scene. The overall mood of the painting is contemplative, with the ruins serving as a reminder of the transience of all things and the passage of time. Carus' interest in the Romantic movement is evident in his use of light and shadow, as well as his focus on the emotional and spiritual aspects of nature.



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- All prints include a small 0.25 inch white border to ensure space for framing.


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11’’ x 14’’ Inches = 27.9 cm x 35.6 cm

16’’ x 20’’ Inches = 40.6 cm x 50.8 cm