Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Franz Heinrich Lovis Corinth

  • Lovis Corinth and the sick father

    Franz Heinrich Lovis Corinth (1858-1925) began his career as a realistic painter, showing things on canvas as they are seen in reality. Thus in His Father on his Sickbed (Stadel Museum, Frankfurt) we see the father in bed, sick but perhaps not mortally so. His loving daughter keeps watch by the bedside. She has arranged…