The Contemporary Appeal of Friedrich’s 19th Century Landscapes

Experience the power Caspar David Friedrich’s 19th-century landscapes still have to make us consider man’s relationship with nature. In this episode of Masterworks: Expert Voices, discover how Friedrich imbued his imagined landscapes with a deeper spiritual meaning and how his work has influenced contemporary artists such as Gerhard Richter and Andreas Gursky. Landscape with Mountain Lake, Morning and Sunburst in the Giant Mountains are both highlights of Sotheby's upcoming 19th Century European Paintings sale.