TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Mitchell, Timothy
PUB. DATE
September 1984
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep84, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p452
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
5315183

 

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