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The 7 Artworks of Caspar David Friedrich and exhibited in Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany



Caspar David Friedrich - The Sea of IceThe Sea of IceCaspar David Friedrich

The Sea of Ice (German: Das Eismeer), also called The Wreck of Hope (German: Die gescheiterte Hoffnung) is an oil painting of 1823–1824 by the German Romantic artist Caspar David Friedrich.
The landscape depicts a shipwreck in the middle of a broken ice-sheet, whose shards have piled up after t...

Kunsthalle (Hamburg, Germany)
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Caspar David Friedrich - Wanderer above the Sea of FogWanderer above the Sea of FogCaspar David Friedrich

Friedrich uses the compositional device, Ruckenfugen where the figure has its back towards the viewer. This creates a mysterious atmosphere. The artist, who lost three siblings and a mother before the age of 20, had a seriousness that reflected in his work. Here, he depicts a man in a green coat, on...

Hamburger Kunsthalle (Hamburg, Germany)