Moonlit Landscape (detail), before 1808, Caspar David Friedrich
I am a great fan of famous German artist Caspar David Friedrich
, whose metaphysical landscape paintings featured silhouetted figures contemplating the view.
There is currently only one dissertation listed in progress with the College Art Association that can at all be classified as a German Romantic subject, compared to numerous projects underway in Germany registered in the Kunstchronik, and, in addition to my own dissertation on Caspar David Friedrich
and the life sciences (University of Toronto, 2013), currently being revised into a book manuscript and parts of which were published in Art History (37.
The old museum houses many paintings by Caspar David Friedrich
, a 19th-century German Romantic landscape painter.
In his writing, he moves easily from the philosophies of Goethe to the novels of James Fenimore Cooper, and from the poetry of Emily Dickson to the paintings of Caspar David Friedrich
W Turner, Claude Lorrain, Caspar David Friedrich
, and Thomas Moran.
A consideration of Friedrich Kersting's famous portrait of Caspar David Friedrich
in his atelier (fig.
There was one painting by Caspar David Friedrich
called Wanderer Above The Sea Of Fog, which is very powerful.
She examines nature writing, landscape paintings, nature photography, and films representing travels to the Pacific Islands and New Zealand, Latin America, the Baltic coast, the American West, the Caribbean, the Amazon, and other locales by Georg Forster, Alexander von Humboldt, Caspar David Friedrich
, Albert Bierstadt, Leni Riefenstahl, and Werner Herzog, to illustrate the emergence of the modern German environmental imagination.
La vue panoramique finale ressemble a une image de Caspar David Friedrich
El arbol de los cuervos, pintado en 1822 por Caspar David Friedrich
, reaparece mas de un siglo despues en Lo que el viento se llevo (Fleming, 1939).
German painters are also globally competitive, including Albrecht Altdorfer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Matthias Grunewald, Hans Holbein the Younger and the well-known Albrecht Durer in the Renaissance period; Cosmas Damian Asam from the Baroque period; and modern artists Anselm Kiefer, romantic Caspar David Friedrich
, the surrealist Max Ernst, the conceptualist Joseph Beuys, or Wolf Vostell or the neo-expressionist Georg Baselitz.