Sale of paintings by Caspar David Friedrich

Born in Greifswald, Germany, Caspar Friedrich (1774 - 1840) studied drawing before moving to Denmark. He joined the Royal Academy of Fine Arts from 1794 to 1798 to learn Antique and Classical art. He then moved to Dresden, a city in artistic turmoil, where his landscape drawings were very popular. Friedrich even won a prize at the Weimar competition in 1804. He only began to paint in 1807, specialising in romantic landscapes. The artist gained a solid reputation in the 1810s when his works were purchased by the King of Prussia. At ... Voir plus >

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