German Romantic Painting

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Yale University Press, 1994 - Art - 260 pages
The early 19th century was a period in German art in which painting played a significant part in the cultural resurgence commonly known as the Romantic Movement. This Movement and some of its chief exponents are examined against a background of German literature, philosophy and music.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Painters Germany 180050
7
Classicism and Expression
25
Philipp Otto Runge
41
Caspar David Friedrich
65
Friedrich the Modern Painter
101
Friedrichs Followers and Imitators
121
Naturalism and the Naive
139
Legends and FairyTales
193
Art and Propaganda
215
Epilogue
239
Notes to the Text
243
Select Bibliography
247
List of Plates
253
Index
257
Copyright

The Nazarenes
163

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William Vaughn, Consulting Editor, is Professor of the history of art at Birkbeck College, University of London.

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