FRIEDRICH, Caspar David
(b. 1774, Greifswald, d. 1840, Dresden)

Meadows near Greifswald

c. 1822
Oil on canvas, 34,5 x 48,3 cm
Kunsthalle, Hamburg

Friedrich's native town becomes a symbol of longing for a better world. The prancing horses, the geese and the pond reflecting the sky reinforce the sense of idyll.