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Caspar David Friedrich: Wanderer above the Sea of Fog, 1818
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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

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

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

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, black chalk drawing, ca.1826-30

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
2 paintings

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

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  
Moonwatchers: Paintings by Caspar David Friedrich and others from a 2001 exhibition

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Winter Landscape

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Moonrise on an Empty Shore, 1837-39

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

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
A Mountain Peak with Drifting Clouds

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

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   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

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

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich in the Artchive  

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: The Stages of Life (Die Lebensstufen)

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: The Wanderer above the Mists

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich at CGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
5 works online

Notable SiteCaspar David Friedrich at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteWeb Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

ArtMagick

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Brian Yoder's Art Gallery and Critic's Corner

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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

Humanities Web  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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

Blue.fr (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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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


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Caspar David Friedrich and the Subject of Landscape


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The Wanderer above the Sea of Fog, 1818
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Caspar David Friedrich: Tree with Crows
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Woman at dawn
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On Board a Sailing Ship, 1819
On Board a Sailing Ship, 1819

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Caspar David Friedrich: Chalk Cliffs of Rugen
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A Dreamer
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Hills and Ploughed Fields
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The Stages of Life
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