Friedrich Nietzsche

Werner Horvath: "Friedrich Nietzsche - the Three Metamorphoses". Oil on canvas, 50 x 40 cm.
"Of the three metamorphoses of the spirit I tell you: how the spirit becomes a camel; and the camel, a lion; and the lion, finally, a child." 

This painting was the official image for the programme and the poster of the international congress "Nietzsche y la hermeneutica", held at the University of Valencia from Nov.5th to Nov.7th, 2007. It is also placed at the cover of the book "Nietzsche y la hermeneutica" by Francisco Arenas-Dolz, Luca Giancristofaro and Paolo Stellino (ISBN13: 978-84-7642-744-8).This painting was also published in the magazine "Educação", ISSN 1415-5486, special edition on Friedrich Nietzsche, published by Editora Segmento, in São Paulo, Brazil, 2007.  
This painting is also piblished in "The Hedgehog Review - Critical Reflections on Contemporary Culture" Volume 17, Number 3, Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia, in an article by Matthew Scherer: "Nietzshe's Smile". ISSN 1527-867X, Charlottesville 2015.
 The picture illustrates the article "Strange Freedom: Religion and the Play of Imaginaries" of Laurens ten Kate in the open-access-Journal LIMINA of the Catholic-Theological Faculty of the University Graz entitled "Das Phantom der Frteiheit", edited by Isabella Guanzini and Reinhold Esterbauer, 2019.
The painting will be publoshed in 
Serie  Filosofia, authors: Ana Paula Alves Aguiar, Rafael Saldanha, Rodrigo Gomes Figueiredo, ISBN: 9786559231591, Sao Paulo, Brazil..
This Nietzsche-portrait is also the cover image of the book "Der Jäger Gottes - Also sprachZarathustra" by Martin Schneider, Verlag J.H.Röll, Dettelbach (Germany), 2023. ISBN: 978-3-89754-643-1.

This image completes a series of 100 oil-paintings, each of them 50 x 40 cm, which fit together like a puzzle and display a new big image called "War and Peace".