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Born on this day: Caspar David Friedrich, Man facing forlorn landscapes

“The painter should not paint merely what he sees in front of him, but also what he sees within himself. If he sees nothing within, he should not paint what he sees before him.”                                                        – Caspar David Friedrich On this day September 5 in 1774, candle-maker Adolf Gottlieb Friedrich and his wife Sophie Dorothea...