Friday, 30 May 2008

Sea of Ice - Caspar David Friedrich, 1824

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

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

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

    ~:)

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  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.

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  3. Awesome! is the man hidden intentionally?

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