December 27, 2011

Caspar David Friedrich's "Sea of Ice" or "The Wreck of Hope"

Nationality: German
Born-Died: 1774-1840

Creation Date: 1823-1824
Size: 38× 49.9 inch (96.7 × 126.9 cm)
Media: Oil on canvas
Location: Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany


  1. One of the first paintings to really grab me. Around 1972. Bought a hard cover book of Friedrich's works with color plates that I couldn't afford. Still have it.