Meidner was most famous for his poignant depictions of death and destruction, his so-called apocalyptic landscapes. His contemporaries interpreted these works as foreshadowing the First World War.


  • Title: Despair (III)
  • Creator: Ludwig Meidner (1884 - 1966)
  • Date Created: 1914
  • Location Created: Dresden, Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: 22,5 cm x 29,7 cm
  • Subject Keywords: apocalypse, WWI, expressionism
  • Type: print
  • Rights: Ludwig Meidner Archiv
  • Medium: drypoint

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