The Flute Concert of Frederick

The Flute Concert of Frederick by Adolf Menzel

The Flute Concert of Frederick by Adolf Menzel was produced in 1852 and is considered to be one of the famous artworks of Realism movement. The work can be viewed now at Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin


Medium: Oil Painting 

Subject(s): beauty, feast, floor


The Flute Concert of Frederick is a painting produced around 1871 by German artist Adolf Menzel

King Frederick was a passionate flautist and he conducted this concert on the occasion of the visit of his sister. The artist Adolf Menzel created a detailed depiction of music making, illuminated concert room with an opera atmosphere, shimmering candlelights all around, it’s reflections across the room, detailed flute and music stands. The overall composition and techniques used to reflect light across objects created lot of fascination among viewers and critics.

The work can be viewed at Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin


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