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People from Swedish Pomerania - Carl Wilhelm Scheele, Caspar David Friedrich, Ernst Moritz Arndt, Carl Gustaf Wrangel, Lennart Torstenson (Paperback) Loot Price: R270 Discovery Miles 2 700
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Carl Wilhelm Scheele, Caspar David Friedrich, Ernst Moritz Arndt, Carl Gustaf Wrangel, Lennart Torstenson, Hans Karl von Winterfeldt, Philipp Otto Runge, Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin, Christoph von Beezen, Arnold Ruge, Friedrich August von Klinkowstrom, Hans Henric von Essen, Christof Beetz, Christian Ehrenfried Weigel, Georg Friedrich Schomann, Frederick William von Hessenstein, Nils Bielke, Thomas Thorild, Carl Gustav Rehnskiold, Ludwig Gotthard Kosegarten, Otto Wilhelm Konigsmarck, Axel Lillie. Excerpt: Caspar David Friedrich (September 5, 1774 - May 7, 1840) was a 19th-century German Romantic landscape painter, generally considered the most important German artist of his generation. He is best known for his mid-period allegorical landscapes which typically feature contemplative figures silhouetted against night skies, morning mists, barren trees or Gothic ruins. His primary interest as an artist was the contemplation of nature, and his often symbolic and anti-classical work seeks to convey a subjective, emotional response to the natural world. Friedrich's paintings characteristically set a human presence in diminished perspective amid expansive landscapes, reducing the figures to a scale that, according to the art historian Christopher John Murray, directs "the viewer's gaze towards their metaphysical dimension." Friedrich was born in the Swedish Pomeranian town of Greifswald, where he began his studies in art as a youth. He studied in Copenhagen until 1798, before settling in Dresden. He came of age during a period when, across Europe, a growing disillusionment with materialistic society was giving rise to a new appreciation of spirituality. This shift in ideals was often expressed through a reevaluation of the natural world, as artists such as Friedrich, J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) and John Constable (1776-1...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-64144-7
Barcode: 9781155641447
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LSN: 1-155-64144-2

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