Caspar David Friedrich
(Werner Hofmann, Caspar David Friedrich
A new and profusely illustrated appraisal of this leading Romantic painter. This comprehensive and marvelously illustrated survey examines Friedrich's paintings, watercolors, and drawings in a new critical light, and places the artist in his intellectual and historical context. His difficult relationship with Goethe, his nationalism, the critical judgments of his contemporaries, his position in European art: these and many other topics are explored.