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Europe after the Rain II

Max Ernst

Europe after the Rain II

Max Ernst
  • Date: c.1941; United States 
  • Style: Surrealism
  • Period: American period
  • Genre: symbolic painting
  • Media: oil, canvas
  • Tag: allegories-and-symbols, battles-and-wars, troubles-and-disasters
  • Dimensions: 54 x 146 cm

Ernst's epic Europe After the Rain is an abstracted landscape that offers an apocalyptic vision of the post-war world. Here Ernst used another collage technique called decalcomania, in which gouache is pressed onto a canvas using paper, which produced a multilayered effect.

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