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Dresden
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Caspar David Friedrich Denkmal

Greifswald 1774 - Dresden 1840
German Romantic landscape painter
(Wikipedia)
Wolf-Eike Kuntsche
1990

Dresden /  Caspar David Friedrich Denkmal   Dresden /  Caspar David Friedrich Denkmal

Description

3 m high sculpture made of polished stainless steel showing the simple studio of the painter, as depicted in a painting by Georg Friedrich Kersting (around 1812).

Inscription(s)

dem andenken
des malers
caspar david friedrich
1774 - 1840

der maler soll
nicht bloss malen,
was er vor sich sieht,
sondern auch,
was er in sich sieht,
sieht er also nichts
in sich,
so unterlasse er
auch zu malen,
was er vor sich sieht.
c.d.f.

Annotation


Georg Friedrich Kersting, Caspar David Friedrich in seinem Atelier. Oil on canvas, 1819
(Wikipedia).

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°3'9" E 13°44'43"

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