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List of famous German Romanticism paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The German Romanticism period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic paintings in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular German Romanticism paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the German Romanticism period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

Moonrise Over the Sea and Wanderer above the Sea of Fog are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous German Romanticism paintings?” and “What are examples of German Romanticism paintings?”

Moonrise Over the Sea is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous German Romanticism Paintings
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Artist: Caspar David Friedrich

Genres (Art): Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Romanticism, German Romanticism

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Old Heroes' Graves is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous German Romanticism Paintings
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Artist: Caspar David Friedrich

Genres (Art): Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: German Romanticism

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Seashore by Moonlight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous German Romanticism Paintings
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Artist: Caspar David Friedrich

Genres (Art): Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: German Romanticism

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The Cross Beside the Baltic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous German Romanticism Paintings
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Artist: Caspar David Friedrich

Genres (Art): Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: German Romanticism

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