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Caspar David Friedrich

Author: Werner Hofmann; Caspar David Friedrich
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An appraisal of Caspar David Friedrich, the leading 19th-century German Romantic, whose work has undergone a steady rise in appreciation over the past three decades. This volume features his paintings, watercolours and drawings, and also explores the critical judgements of his contemporaries."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Caspar David Friedrich; FriedrichCaspar David; Caspar David Friedrich; Caspar David Friedrich; Caspar David Friedrich
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Werner Hofmann; Caspar David Friedrich
ISBN: 0500092958 9780500092958
OCLC Number: 44932846
Notes: "Translated from the German"--Title page verso.
Simultaneously published in French by Editions Hazan, Paris.
Description: 299 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: The Painter and the Zeitgeist * I. Friedrich in his Time * II. Three Key Works: 1. The Tetschen Altar 2. The Monk by the Sea 3. The Abbey in the Oak Wood * III. Public Life and Private Life * IV. The `Obscure Total Idea' * V. From Religious Intention to Free Interpretation
Responsibility: Werner Hofmann.

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'A beautifully illustrated survey ... a real eye-opener' - Time Out 'Werner Hofmann instructively relates the paintings to Friedrich's life and times. His text is elegant and clear and the works are Read more...

 
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