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Caspar David Friedrich

Infinite Landscapes

19/04/2024

04/08/2024

©Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, © Kunst Museum Winterthur, Stiftung Oskar Reinhart / Photo: SIK-ISEA, Zürich (Philipp Hitz), Nationalgalerie / Fotograf: Andres Kilger, © Hamburger Kunsthalle / bpk / Photo: Elke Walford

Caspar David Friedrich a leading painter of German Romanticism, best known for his allegorical landscapes that portray figures, often with their backs turned toward the viewer, contemplating the expanse of nature.

In honor of the 250th anniversary of Caspar David Friedrich’s birth (1774–1840), the Alte Nationalgalerie, in collaboration with the Kupferstichkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, is hosting its inaugural major exhibition dedicated to the renowned German Romantic painter.

The exhibition will feature a collection of over sixty paintings and fifty drawings by Friedrich, sourced from both domestic and international collections.

Among the highlights are celebrated masterpieces such as  “Chalk Cliffs on Rügen” (1818–1819) from the Kunst Museum Winterthur, “Cairn in Snow” (1807) from the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, “The Sea of Ice” (1823–24) from the Hamburger Kunsthalle and “The Stages of Life” (1834) from the Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig.

 

Berlin

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Germany

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“The artist should paint not only what he sees before him, but also what he sees within him.”

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Caspar David Friedrich

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