The Abbey in the Oakwood | Caspar David Friedrich | 1810

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Size: 12"x8"
"The Abbey in the Oakwood" is an oil painting by German Romantic artist Caspar David Friedrich, created in the early 19th century. The painting depicts a ruined abbey, set amidst a dense oak forest. The ruins are seen in the foreground, with the trees rising up behind them, creating a sense of depth and layering. The sky is painted in a moody, misty grey, with the clouds appearing to press down on the abbey and the surrounding forest. Despite the apparent decay of the ruins, the painting has a serene and contemplative atmosphere, with the surrounding trees and landscape lending a sense of timelessness and natural beauty. The overall mood of the painting is introspective, with the ruined abbey serving as a reminder of the transience of all things and the power of nature. Friedrich's interest in the Romantic movement is evident in his use of light and shadow, as well as his emphasis on the emotional and spiritual aspects of nature.



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- All prints include a small 0.25 inch white border to ensure space for framing.


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12’’ x 8’’ Inches = 30.5 cm x 20.3 cm

18’’ x 12’’ Inches = 45.7 cm x 30.5 cm 

24" x 18" Inches = 61 cm x 40.6 cm