Caspar David Friedrich - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Caspar David Friedrich

Style: Romanticism

Place: Greifswald

Born: 1774

Death: 1840

Nationality: Germany


Caspar David Friedrich (September 5, 1774 - May 7, 1840) was a 19th-century German Romantic landscape painter, generally considered the most important of the movement. He is best known for his mid-period allegorical landscapes which typically feature contemplative figures silhouetted against night skies, morning mists, barren trees or Gothic ruins....