Friday, 30 May 2008

Sea of Ice - Caspar David Friedrich, 1824

Friedrich was the German master of nineteenth-century romantic painting, in his case mastery in depicting landscapes of emotional extremity.


  1. richard mcgrath30 May 2008, 08:31:00

    Was this before all the ice melted during anthropogenic global warming?


  2. Wow, that's just stunning. And yes, it does elicit an emotional response. That's what real art is all about, not the modern posey crap that only elicits disgust.

  3. Awesome! is the man hidden intentionally?


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