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