Symbols of faith.

Winter Landscape by Caspar David Friedrich, c.1811

Winter Landscape by Caspar David Friedrich, c.1811

Discovered in a private collection in 1982, Friedrich’s moody Winter Landscape was acquired by the National Gallery five years later. The painting appeared identical in nearly every respect to a version that had been in the Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund since 1940. Yet only one version of the composition was recorded in 19th-century documents, so which painting was the original? Read more here

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One response

  1. This photo is awesome!

    March 30, 2013 at 00:02

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