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Caspar David Friedrich
EXCERPT: ARTIST PROFILE (THERE IS ONE FOR EVERY ARTIST)
-Caspar David Friedrich
-1774 – 1840 (age 66)
-German Romantic landscape painter
-allegorical landscapes with contemplative figures
-figures often in silhouette against evocative scenes of nature
-figures were in diminished perspective as they confronted natural world
-art historian Christopher John Murray: “Friedrich directs the viewer's gaze towards their metaphysical dimension.”
-during artist’s time, across Europe, spirituality gained ascendance over materialistic interests
-Friedrich went in and out of favor artistically. He was obscure by the time he died.
-In the 1970s Friedrich’s art gained a new appreciation. Since then he has been considered the leading figure of German Romantic painting.
-"Close your bodily eye, so that you may see your picture first with your spiritual eye; then bring to the light of day that which you have seen in darkness, so that it may react on others from the outside inwards." Friedrich
ARTISTS COVERED INCLUDE:
JOHAN CHRISTIAN DAHL
CASPAR DAVID FRIEDRICH