German Romanticism: 1000 Masterworks
- Format: DVD
- Release Date: 5/29/2012
In the late 18th century, in the wake of the rationalism of the Enlightenment and the sober clarity of Classicism, there arose a yearning for sensuality, the irrational and the fantastic. Romanticism emerged and took hold of art as well as literature, music and philosophy. In Germany, painters such as Friedrich, Richter, Dahl, Carus and Runge captured the new spirit of the times in their moving paintings.