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Caspar David Friedrich
The quiet tragedy of the big big world

Caspar David Friedrich, The ArtistsThe wanderer above the sea of fog
Portrait of Caspar David Friedrich

“The painter should paint not only what he has in front of him, but also what he sees inside himself.”

Caspar David Friedrich was a German artist born on September 5, 1774. David Friedrich contributed to the Romantic movement and died on May 7, 1840.

Morning Mist in the Mountains, Caspar David Friedrich

Morning Mist in the Mountains

1808
Abbey among Oak Trees, Caspar David Friedrich

Abbey among Oak Trees

1809-1810
Winter Landscape, Caspar David Friedrich

Winter Landscape

1811
Chalk Cliffs on Rügen, Caspar David Friedrich

Chalk Cliffs on Rügen

1818
The wanderer above the sea of fog, Caspar David Friedrich

The wanderer above the sea of fog

1818
Mountain with Ascending Mist, Caspar David Friedrich

Mountain with Ascending Mist

1819-1820
Moonrise over the Sea, Caspar David Friedrich

Moonrise over the Sea

1822
The Lone Tree, Caspar David Friedrich

The Lone Tree

1822
Rocky ravine in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Caspar David Friedrich

Rocky ravine in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains

1822-1823
Two Men Contemplating the Moon, Caspar David Friedrich

Two Men Contemplating the Moon

1825-1830
The Life Stages, Caspar David Friedrich

The Life Stages

1834

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