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Caspar David Friedrich

 (1774 - 1840)
Caspar David Friedrich was active/lived in Germany.  Caspar Friedrich is known for neo-expressionist painting, romantic style.

Caspar David Friedrich

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Caspar D. Friedrich was born on September 5, 1774 in a small town called Greifswald, Mecklenburg in Germany on the Baltic Sea.  When he was thirteen years old he fell through the surface of a frozen lake and nearly perished.  His brother saved his life but drowned in the effort.   In 1781 his mother died and a sister ten years later.  His dark deeply religious paintings may reflect these childhood tragedies.   

He attended the Copenhagen Academy in 1794, but he was mainly self-taught. He settled in Dresden.  Eventually, he became a professor at its academy. Friedrich became one of the most typical exponents of German Romantic landscape.  His paintings have the polished brillian  ...  Displaying 750 of 2291 characters.

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About  Caspar David Friedrich

Born:  1774 - Greifswald, Germany
Died:   1840
Known for:  neo-expressionist painting, romantic style