Caspar David Friedrich's Der Watzmann: German Romantic Landscape Painting and Historical Geology

Mitchell, Timothy
September 1984
Art Bulletin;Sep84, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p452
Academic Journal
Explores the reasons that inspired painter Caspar David Friedrich to paint 'Der Watzmann' and 'Die Hochgebirge,' which represent the Alps. Relationship between Friedrich's art and the concepts of historical geology; Influence of Ludwig Richter's painting on Friedrich; Stylistic differences of paintings of Friedrich, Richter and Joseph Anton Koch.


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