Caspar David Friedrich

Caspar David Friedrich

(World) Dresden, Germany
Fan account of Caspar David Friedrich, a 19th-century German Romantic landscape painter, generally considered the most important German artist of his generation.He is best known for his mid-period allegorical landscapes which typically feature contemplative figures silhouetted against night skies, morning mists, barren trees or Gothic or megalithic ruins. His primary interest as an artist was the contemplation of nature, and his often symbolic and anti-classical work seeks to convey a subjective, emotional response to the natural world. Friedrich's paintings characteristically set a human presence in diminished perspective amid expansive landscapes, reducing the figures to a scale that, according to the art historian Christopher John Murray, directs "the viewer's gaze towards their metaphysical dimension".
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Inside the Forest under the moonlight
Inside the Forest under the moonlight
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The dreamer by Caspar David Friedrich
Greifswald in moonlight by Caspar David Friedrich
The wanderer above the sea of fog by Caspar David Friedrich
Sailing ship by Caspar David Friedrich
Plowed field by Caspar David Friedrich
Neubrandenburg by Caspar David Friedrich
Monastery ruins in the snow by Caspar David Friedrich
Inside the Forest under the moonlight by Caspar David Friedrich
Eldena by Caspar David Friedrich
A Walk at Dusk by Caspar David Friedrich
Day by Caspar David Friedrich
Largeness by Caspar David Friedrich
Winter landscape by Caspar David Friedrich
Morning in Riesengebirge by Caspar David Friedrich
Easter Morning by Caspar David Friedrich
View of a harbour by Caspar David Friedrich
Man and Woman by Caspar David Friedrich
The Cemetery Entrance by Caspar David Friedrich
West facade of the ruins of Eldena by Caspar David Friedrich
Cross in the Mountains by Caspar David Friedrich
Passage grave in the snow by Caspar David Friedrich
Tree by Caspar David Friedrich
Morning in the Mountains by Caspar David Friedrich
The Riesengbirge by Caspar David Friedrich
Woman on the beach of Ruegen by Caspar David Friedrich
Elbschiff in early morning fog by Caspar David Friedrich
Sea beach with fisherman (The fisherman) by Caspar David Friedrich
Graveyard under Snow by Caspar David Friedrich
Twilight at seaside by Caspar David Friedrich
Morning mist in the mountains by Caspar David Friedrich
Owl on a grave by Caspar David Friedrich
Churchyard Gate by Caspar David Friedrich
Woman on the stairs by Caspar David Friedrich
On board of a Sailing Ship by Caspar David Friedrich
Oak tree in the snow by Caspar David Friedrich
Landscape with rainbow by Caspar David Friedrich
Rocky Ravine by Caspar David Friedrich
Riesengebirge by Caspar David Friedrich
Grave by the Sea by Caspar David Friedrich
The Watzmann by Caspar David Friedrich
Dolmen in snow by Caspar David Friedrich
Cross and church in the mountains by Caspar David Friedrich
Two Men by the Sea by Caspar David Friedrich
Giant Mountains Landscape with Rising Fog by Caspar David Friedrich
Woman with a candlestick by Caspar David Friedrich
Chalk Cliffs on Rügen by Caspar David Friedrich
The Sea of Ice by Caspar David Friedrich
Morning by Caspar David Friedrich