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Caspar David Friedrich: Wanderer above the Sea of Fog  wikidata:Q311243 
artist QS:P170,Q104884
Caspar David Friedrich: Wanderer above the Sea of Fog
Deutsch: Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer
English: The wanderer above the sea of fog
Français : Le voyageur au-dessus de la mer de nuages
Frysk: De kuierder boppe de dize
Italiano: Il viandante sul mare di nebbia
Português: Caminhante Sobre o Mar de Névoa
Türkçe: Bulutların Üzerinde Yolculuk
Հայերեն: Ճամփորդը ծով մշուշի առջև
Object type painting
Genre landscape art
The hiker stands as a back figure in the center of the composition. He looks down on an almost impenetrable sea of ​​fog in the midst of a rocky landscape - a metaphor for life as an ominous journey into the unknown.
Date circa 1817
date QS:P571,+1817-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 98 cm (38.5 ″); Width: 74 cm (29.1 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,98U174728;P2049,74U174728
institution QS:P195,Q169542
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Object history
Exhibition history
Notes The artist himself undertook a hike in the Saxon Switzerland and presumably realized the impression of nature in the picture.
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Source/Photographer The photographic reproduction was done by Cybershot800i. (Diff)
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"Wanderer above the sea of fog", by Caspar David Friedrich

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current18:42, 15 June 2011Thumbnail for version as of 18:42, 15 June 20112,327 × 2,980 (1,013 KB)Cybershot800ibetter
14:54, 14 March 2008Thumbnail for version as of 14:54, 14 March 2008625 × 796 (61 KB)Mathiasrex{{Information |Description= |Source= |Date= |Author= |Permission= |other_versions= }}
05:59, 20 September 2006Thumbnail for version as of 05:59, 20 September 2006625 × 796 (49 KB)Raymondbigger size, identical colors from Image:Der Wanderer Ueber dem Nebelmeer.jpg
19:01, 9 August 2006Thumbnail for version as of 19:01, 9 August 2006471 × 600 (47 KB)Augiasstallputzer~commonswiki
20:47, 4 August 2006Thumbnail for version as of 20:47, 4 August 20061,100 × 1,399 (170 KB)Augiasstallputzer~commonswiki'''Description:''' {{en|Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer, a painting by Caspar David Friedrich}}{{fr|Le Voyageur contemplant une mer de nuages de Caspar David Friedrich, vers 1818.}} '''Source:''' Wikipedia-de '''Licence:''' {{PD-Art}} {{Pictur

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