Caspar David Friedrich art links 


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Caspar David Friedrich: Wanderer above the Sea of Fog, 1818
Source: WebMuseum (see "image archives" below)


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Caspar David Friedrich

[German Romantic Painter, 1774-1840]

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Many of his pictures, as one learns to read them, offer views into the distance that are also paths through life.
- Lawrence Gowing, Paintings in the Louvre


    Caspar David Friedrich Works Online    
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Original works by Caspar David Friedrich available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Moonrise, sepia wash, 1835-37

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
13 works by Friedrich

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
A Walk at Dusk, 1830

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Allegory of Profane Music, ca.1826-30

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Seashore by Moonlight, 1818

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
2 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Winter Landscape

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
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Notable SiteNeue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Woman with a cobweb between leafless trees (Melancholy)

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
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Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf
Cross in the Mountains

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
3 paintings online

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Pommersches Landesmuseum (Pomeranian State Museum), Greifswald, Germany

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany ( in German)  

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Foggy Morning

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Bohemian Landscape

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Flussufer im Nebel, 1820/25

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
5 works online

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich at The Artchive  

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Caspar David Friedrich at ArtMagick

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

Rasiel's Wallpapers
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RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich Foundation (in German) (in French)  

Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

Lost Art Internet Database, Germany
Sail study, drawing

Mistica info (in Italian)  
Quercia nella neve, 1820

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Caspar David Friedrich  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

The London Evening Standard
"Not for those of a Romantic bent", 2002 article by Brian Sewell

The New Yorker
"Caspar David Friedrich: Moonwatchers" at the Met, 2001 review by Peter Schjeldahl

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Caspar David Friedrich and the Subject of Landscape

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