Caspar David Friedrich oil painting Abbey In the Oak Forest Romantic Horror figures carrying coffin scary atmosphere ruins dead trees
Caspar David Friedrich oil painting Abbey In the Oak Forest Romantic Horror figures carrying coffin scary atmosphere ruins dead trees

Romantic Horror

Caspar David Friedrich's oil painting Abbey In the Oak Forest, 1810 depicts a group of figures carrying a coffin into an old abbey. The visual narrative of this human passing away is thought to represent a passing of time. A story of a soul's transcendence. 

POTD 20190710 | Painting by Caspar David Friedrich


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Life Score for the Hardcore

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