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The 1000++ Artworks created around 1800 and containing the word caspar david friedrich, romanticism, winter, landscape, 1800



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Caspar David Friedrich - The Sea of IceThe Sea of IceCaspar David Friedrich

The Sea of Ice (German: Das Eismeer), also called The Wreck of Hope (German: Die gescheiterte Hoffnung) is an oil painting of 1823–1824 by the German Romantic artist Caspar David Friedrich.
The landscape depicts a shipwreck in the middle of a broken ice-sheet, whose shards have piled up after t...

Kunsthalle (Hamburg, Germany)
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Caspar David Friedrich - Winter LandscapeWinter LandscapeCaspar David Friedrich

Friedrich combined landscape motifs with religious symbolism, and this picture represents the hope for salvation through the Christian faith. In the foreground a crippled man has abandoned his crutches and sits against a rock with his hands raised in prayer before a crucifix. The rocks and evergreen...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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Caspar David Friedrich - Dolmen in the SnowDolmen in the SnowCaspar David Friedrich

The dolmen portrayed here is probably one which stood near Gützkow, and which was removed between 1825 and 1829. Together with his drawing master Quistorp, Friedrich made several excursions to prehistoric burial sites.

Gemäldegalerie (Dresden, Germany)
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Caspar David Friedrich - The Abbey in the OakwoodThe Abbey in the OakwoodCaspar David Friedrich

The Abbey in the Oakwood is an oil painting by Caspar David Friedrich. It was painted between 1809 and 1810 in Dresden. A procession of monks, some of whom bear a coffin, head toward the gate of a ruined Gothic church in the center of the painting. Only two candles light their way. A newly dug grave...

Alte Nationalgalerie (Berlin, Germany)
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Caspar David Friedrich - Man and Woman Contemplating the MoonMan and Woman Contemplating the MoonCaspar David Friedrich

This is the third version of one of this artist's most famous paintings, of which the first (1819) is in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden, and the second (ca. 1824) is in the Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin. The two men contemplating the sinking moon have been identified as Friedrich himself, on the right, ...

Nationalgalerie (Berlin, Germany)
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Francisco De Goya - The Third of May 1808 (Execution of the Defenders of Madrid)The Third of May 1808 (Execution of the Defenders of Madrid)Francisco De Goya

This painting shows Napoleon’s attack on Spain in 1808. Prior to this, most paintings showed war as being a glorious thing. This painting shows it as being cruel and subhuman (see how the soldiers look mechanical whereas the ones being shot look full of life).

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John Constable - The Hay WainThe Hay WainJohn Constable

The Hay Wain – originally titled Landscape: Noon – is a painting by John Constable, finished in 1821, which depicts a rural scene on the River Stour between the English counties of Suffolk and Essex. It hangs in the National Gallery in London and is regarded as 'Constable's most famous image' and on...

National Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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Caspar David Friedrich - The wanderer above the sea of fogThe wanderer above the sea of fogCaspar David Friedrich

Preserved in the Kuntshalle Museum of Hamburg, Germany, the Romantic era masterwork “The Wanderer above the Sea of Fog” boasts a heroic figure who is embodying a powerful stance at the edge of a cliff. This figure is often identified as Casper David Friedrich himself. A lot of people regard this as ...

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Caspar David Friedrich - Wanderer above the Sea of FogWanderer above the Sea of FogCaspar David Friedrich

Friedrich uses the compositional device, Ruckenfugen where the figure has its back towards the viewer. This creates a mysterious atmosphere. The artist, who lost three siblings and a mother before the age of 20, had a seriousness that reflected in his work. Here, he depicts a man in a green coat, on...

Hamburger Kunsthalle (Hamburg, Germany)