CASPAR DAVID FRIEDRICH'S DEVELOPMENT THROUGH GERMAN ROMANTICISM
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Caspar David Friedrich was an important painter during the nineteenth century in Germany. He is classified as a German Romantic. The literary Romantics received his paintings enthusiastically, because they believed he visualized their concepts. Th.is Capstone examines German Romanticism, Friedrich, and Dresden Germany. An explanation of German Romanticism and how it developed is conducted in the first chapter. Friedrich's life, training, and artwork are surveyed .in the second chapter to explain how he was drawn to Romanticism. The third chapter inspects his influences in Dresden Germany, which was a Romantic center for landscape artists, writers and philosophers. These main points are discussed in order for the reader to comprehend how Friedrich developed his sublime and picturesque style.