Caspar David Friedrich print - The sea of ice - 1823-1824
Caspar David Friedrich - The sea of ice
Year: 1823-1824 - oil on canvas 128x98 cm
Preserved at: Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany.
Caspar David Friedrich's Sea of Ice represents a shipwreck in a sea of ice which, due to the impact, broke into thick sheets of ice piled one on top of the other. The fragments of the stern of the ship can be seen in the lower right.