The Women of Weinsberg by
Alexander Bruckmann (1806–1852)
drawn by Peter Krämer after Bruckmann
Engraving after the oil painting in the Stuttgart State Gallery.
A legend that tells how women's true wisdom and loyalty prove to be better weapons.
Bruckmann came from a family of merchants and silversmiths living in Heilbronn since 1725. His father Johann August (von) Bruckmann (1776–1835) was a master builder, while his uncle Peter Bruckmann (1778–1850) had founded the factory of Bruckmann silverware in Heilbronn.