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

Evening Landscape with Two Men

Oil on canvas, 25 x 31 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

After his marriage in 1818 people assume a more prominent role in Friedrich's pictures and become considerably larger. Figures also appear more frequently in pairs closely bound by friendship or love, etching themselves forever on the memory in images of supreme potency, such as Evening Landscape with Two Men.