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The 1000++ Artworks of media Oil On Canvas and containing the word caspar david friedrich, oil on canvas, romanticism, wood, 1800



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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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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 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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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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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 - 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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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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John William Waterhouse - Flora and the ZephyrsFlora and the ZephyrsJohn William Waterhouse

Flora and the Zephyrs (1897) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. Flora was the Roman goddess of flowering plants. The Zephyr was the wind from the West. Zephyrus was the god of the West Wind, and dwelt with his brother wind, Boreas, in a palace in Thrace...

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Thomas Cole - Expulsion. Moon and FirelightExpulsion. Moon and FirelightThomas Cole

Expulsion, Moon and Firelight (1828) is oil on canvas painting by the founder of the Hudson River School and American artist Thomas Cole. This enigmatic painting of visionary character is probably a version of another work by the artist, entitled The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden...

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Madrid, Spain)
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John Everett Millais - Autumn LeavesAutumn LeavesJohn Everett Millais

Malcom Warner's excellent entry for this painting in the 1984 Tate catalogue points out that 'with 'Autumn Leaves' Millais set out to paint 'a picture full of beauty and without subject', a work in which the very specific story-telling that plays such a part in his paintings of the early-1850s is re...

City Art Gallery (Manchester, United Kingdom)
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Giuseppe Arcimboldo - AirAirGiuseppe Arcimboldo

The Four Elements is a series of paintings by Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo in 1566 during the Renaissance. They were commissioned by Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor. The portraits display figures in profile formed by different animals or objects. Earth is represented by land animals, Air by ...

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John William Waterhouse - AriadneAriadneJohn William Waterhouse

Ariadne (1898) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. 'Whan Adryane his wif aslepe was For that hire syster fayrer was than she, He taketh hire in his hond and forth goth he To shipe, and as a traytour stal his wey, Whil that this Adryane aslepe lay.' Geof...

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Gustave Caillebotte - The Floor Scrapers (also known as The Floor Strippers)The Floor Scrapers (also known as The Floor Strippers)Gustave Caillebotte

This painting is one of the first representations of urban proletariat. Whereas peasants (Gleaners by Millet) or country workers (Stone Breakers by Courbet) had often been shown, city workers had seldom been painted. Unlike Courbet or Millet, Caillebotte does not incorporate any social, moralising o...