This painting is a good example of Luminism, an offshoot of the Hudson River School.
Meet one of Spitzweg’s fine eccentrics.
Miller painted what he saw, and his firsthand works provide a window into a life and time long gone but essential to the very nature of what it is to be American.
And Doom fell on Tinúviel…
Rübezahl is a name of ridicule, the use of which provokes his anger. Respectful names are “Lord of the Mountain(s)”, “Treasure Keeper” or among herbalists “Lord John”. In one Silesian folktale, he is called “Prince of the Gnomes”.