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His Most Famous Painting (Morning) – Philipp Runge

The famous proponent of German ‘Romantic’ painting, Philipp Otto Runge, best known as Philipp Runge (July 1777 – December 1810) was as good a draughtsman as he was a painter. He was a pioneer in the study of color harmony and his line of works was remarkable for its experimentation, with the varying proportions of red, yellow, and blue to create a magnificent array of unique colors. Most of Philipp’s art carried the definite shades of religiousness and a sense of the universal sync of soul and divinity. Among his most popular works was a series of four paintings, called …