Das Eismeer – Caspar David Friedrich and the North

Authors

  • Nina Hinrichs University of Kiel

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7557/13.1194

Keywords:

Kunst, Caspar David Friedrich, Das Eismeer,

Abstract

The German Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich (1774-
1840) created the work of art Das Eismeer in the years 1823/24. Besides his painting Mönch am Meer it is his most radical painting. It depicts a dramatic and grim subject: A shipwreck in the Arctic Sea. According to different cultural, historical and social contexts there have been many different interpretations of his painting since it was produced.

Author Biography

Nina Hinrichs, University of Kiel

Nina Hinrichs received her state examination in Arts, German
literature and Mathematics in the year 2006. Now she is holder of a scholarship and is PhD Student at the "Centre for Postgraduate Studies" at the University of Kiel, called "Imaginatio borealis". Subject of her dissertation is the reception of the German Artist Caspar David Friedrich in the 19th century and in National Socialism. In this context she focuses on Northern Discourses.

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Published

2008-02-01

How to Cite

Hinrichs, Nina. 2008. “<i>Das Eismeer</I> – Caspar David Friedrich and the North”. Nordlit, no. 23 (February):131-60. https://doi.org/10.7557/13.1194.

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