When I was watching the Buon San Valentino Hetalia episode, suddenly I made a connection between the Johann Friedrich Overbeck painting and the Germany and Italy clothes.
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“While painting Italia und Germania, Overbeck wrote to his friend Friedrich Ludwig Zacharias Werner (a German poet, dramatist and preacher):
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Italia and Germania are both somewhat elements, that on one hand, confront each other with a foreign presence,but however my mission is now to melt them into one. It is on one hand a tribute to the homeland and on the other, a charm of everything beautiful and lordly, for which I am thankful to enjoy presently”
Quoted text link: http://italiaundgermania.blogspot.mx/
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