Im Zentrum der Ausstellung
At the heart of the exhibition are paintings by Caspar David Friedrich, Alexei Venetsianov, Carl Gustav Carus and Alexander Ivanov, who are among the outstanding artists of the Romantic period in Russia and Germany. Themes such as nocturnal landscapes, the yearning for Italy, religion, and the freedom of art, are grouped around them. The exhibition “Dreams of Freedom” presents more than 140 paintings from the Romantic period, mainly from the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow and the Albertinum in Dresden, as well as other Russian and German museums. In addition, there are documents and objects connected with the lives of the artists and other historical personages.