Theodor Hildebrandt: The Robber

The Robber: Theodor Hildebrandt

Theodor Hildebrandt’s 1829 work The Robber the title character is shown with his gun and on a scale in the picture space that allows an examination of psychology. In the Romantic tradition, as Hildenbrandt is, the artist often identified with the social outsider – as shown here.

Theodor Hildebrandt’s The Robber is in the National Gallery in Berlin.

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