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Friedrich, Caspar David, 1774-1840.
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : DK Pub., 1999.
Physical Description:
143 pages ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :


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Central Library ND588.F75 A4 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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City of Tonawanda Library ND588.F75 A4 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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Each volume is a visual resource with over 300 full-color illustrations, telling the story of a single artist with a look at the artist's life, the context in which he worked, and an analysis of his masterpieces.

Table of Contents

Friedrich, Caspar David: 1774-1800 The early years
Childhoodp. 8
Dawn of a new sensibilityp. 10
Student days in Copenhagenp. 12
Copenhagen in Friedrich's dayp. 14
Friedrich at the Dresden Academyp. 16
Landscape painting before Friedrichp. 18
1801-1807 His career begins
The Rugen coastlinep. 22
Heroic landscapes: Reinhart and Kochp. 24
Summerp. 26
Romantic yearningp. 28
Friedrich and Schubert: the questp. 30
The rise of Napoleonp. 32
1808-1814 Inner landscapes
Winter, symbol of Christian hopep. 36
Philipp Otto Rungep. 38
Cross in the Mountainsp. 40
Art and the crisis in Christian iconographyp. 42
Abbey in the Oakwoodp. 44
Travels with Kerstingp. 46
The irresistible lure of Italyp. 48
Monk on the Seashorep. 50
Cloud studies: Friedrich and Cozensp. 52
The Napoleonic Warsp. 54
Hermann's Tombp. 56
1815-1823 Maturity
The Congress of Viennap. 60
Figures with unknown facesp. 62
Greifswald in Moonlightp. 64
The Friedrich familyp. 66
Carl-Gustav Carusp. 68
The Cliffs at Rugenp. 70
The theme of deathp. 72
From Homer to Shakespearep. 74
Johan Christian Clausen Dahlp. 76
Schinkel, von Klenze, and the return to antiquityp. 78
Two Men Contemplating the Moonp. 80
Neo-Gothic architecturep. 82
The music of Beethoven and Chopinp. 84
Friedrich and Turnerp. 86
The Biedermeier yearsp. 88
Meadows in Greifswaldp. 90
"An der Elbe 33"p. 92
The Nazarenesp. 94
Moonrise over the Seap. 96
Neoclassical Europep. 98
1824-1840 Final works
A renewed religious intensityp. 102
The Sea of Icep. 104
Constable's English landscapesp. 106
Professor Friedrichp. 108
Ruin at Eldenap. 110
Romanticism elsewhere in Europep. 112
Friedrich's illnessp. 114
The Large Enclosurep. 116
The missed trip to Italyp. 118
The Industrial Revolutionp. 120
The Evening Starp. 122
Heinrich Heine and the "Vormarz" literaturep. 124
The last yearsp. 126
The Stages of Lifep. 128
In Friedrich's footstepsp. 130
Friedrich and the artists of the 20th centuryp. 132
Index of placesp. 136
Index of peoplep. 138

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