Trivium Art HistoryCaspar David Friedrich

Moonrise over the Sea

Moonrise over the Sea, 1822 — Caspar David Friedrich
55 cm71 cm

Moonrise over the Sea is a Romantic, Oil on Canvas Painting created by Caspar David Friedrich in 1822. It lives at the Alte Nationalgalerie in Germany. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Sunset.

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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