Famous Artists, Notes on German Culture

Beautiful girl purposely bumping into a knight in full armor…Blinde Kuh?

This is an interesting and charming little painting by Adolph von Menzel and a somewhat unusual subject matter for Menzel. It caught my attention for those reasons but even more so when I saw its title, Blinde Kuh (Blind Cow). Blinde Kuh is a game, like Blind Man's Bluff, but it’s also a common German… Continue reading Beautiful girl purposely bumping into a knight in full armor…Blinde Kuh?