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Caspar David Friedrich

The quiet tragedy of the big big world

The wanderer above the sea of fog, 1818
September 5, 1774May 7, 1840

The quiet tragedy of the big big world

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

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Abbey among Oak Trees

Abbey among Oak Trees

1809-1810
Winter Landscape

Winter Landscape

1811
Chalk Cliffs on Rügen

Chalk Cliffs on Rügen

1818
The wanderer above the sea of fog

The wanderer above the sea of fog

1818
Mountain with Ascending Mist

Mountain with Ascending Mist

1819-1820
Moonrise over the Sea

Moonrise over the Sea

1822
The Lone Tree

The Lone Tree

1822
Rocky ravine in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains

Rocky ravine in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains

1822-1823
Two Men Contemplating the Moon

Two Men Contemplating the Moon

1825-1830
The Life Stages

The Life Stages

1834
1701
The inventor of Photography
Nicéphore Niépce
A phenom works himself to death
Anne-Louis Girodet
Caspar David Friedrich
Every age has its Star Boy — might as well be J.M.W. Turner
Joseph Mallord William Turner
Nature wins, every time
John Constable
1900

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