• Caspar David Friedrich. German Romantic Painter

    23 days ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    Born September 5, 1774, in Greifswald, Caspar David Friedrich. Here by himself in 1800 when he was studying art in Copenhagen. Looking a bit curious, a bit skeptical, about himself.
    Some believe Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog to be a self portrait of Friedrich. The young figure standing in contemplation has the same fiery red hair as the artist.
    The figure stands in contemplation and self reflection, mesmerized by the haze of the sea fog as if it were a religious and spiritual experience. He wonders in that moment about the unforeseen future.
    By placing his back toward the viewer he is not...
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