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Caspar David Friedrich

Caspar David Friedrich Detail The Sea of lce (mk10) oil painting on canvas
Detail The Sea of lce (mk10)
Painting ID::  21746
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Caspar David Friedrich Detail The Sea of lce (mk10) oil painting on canvas



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  Caspar David Friedrich
  1774-1840 Caspar David Friedrich Locations German painter, studied art at Copenhagen, and in 1798 settled in Dresden. Friedrich painted chiefly landscapes and seascapes, with and without figures, architectural pictures, including a few of Dresden, and some religious subjects. Religious feeling and symbolism permeate his œuvre, of which the seascape with figures, Die Lebensstufen, is a characteristic example. He possessed considerable power to convey mood in landscape. Almost forgotten in the 19th c. and early 20th c., interest in his work increased considerably in the mid-20th c. He is hardly represented in Britain, but an exhibition of 112 of his pictures at the Tate Gallery in 1972 attracted much attention. F. G. Kersting was a friend of Friedrich.
  Detail The Sea of lce (mk10)
  1824 Oil on canvas 96.7 x 126.9 cm Hamburg Kunsthalle

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