The Norwegian artist Dahl befriended the great romantic landscape painter Caspar David Friedrich while in Dresden. The German artist exerted an enduring influence on him. This beautiful, small painting – a new acquisition – is clearly indebted to Friedrich: a panorama of a mountain landscape at night, under a clouded sky with a full moon, with a solitary figure in the foreground, viewed from behind. The viewer instinctively identifies with the figure.
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|Material and technique||Oil on paper on cardboard|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 18.1 cm
Width 24.6 cm
Johan Christian Dahl
|Accession number||4231 (OK)|
|Credits||Aankoop met steun van / Purchase with support of: BankGiro Loterij 2017|
|Age artist||About 35 years old|
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)