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Caspar David Friedrich
Moonrise over the Sea, 1822 — Caspar David Friedrich,

Moonrise over the Sea

Caspar David Friedrich, 1822

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A moody moon rises over the Baltic sea, in the first of two paintings comissioned by the art collector Joachim Heinrich Wilhelm Wagener. Friedrich's 'time of day' companion piece was "The Lonely Tree."

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