Carl Timoleon Neff1840s

Art Museum of Estonia

Art Museum of Estonia
Tallinn, Estonia

Far from a realistic depiction of the Estonian peasant lifestyle of the time, this painting of peasant girls in silk skirts illustrates the vogue for rustic folk scenes in 19th-century art.


  • Title: Surprise
  • Creator: Carl Timoleon Neff
  • Creator Lifespan: 1804/1876
  • Creator Nationality: Baltic German
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: St Petersburg, Russia
  • Creator Birth Place: Püssi, Estonia
  • Date Created: 1840s
  • Physical Location: Kumu Art Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: 145 x 112
  • External Link: Estonian Museums Public Portal
  • Medium: Oil paint

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