FRIEDRICH, Caspar David
(b. 1774, Greifswald, d. 1840, Dresden)
Evening Landscape with Two Men1830-35
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.