'Chalk Cliffs on Rugen'

'Chalk Cliffs on Rugen'

Hermann Buresch/Museum Oskar Reinhart am Stadtgarten, Winterthur/Prestel via Bloomberg

"Chalk Cliffs on Rugen" (c 1818-22) by Caspar David Friedrich. The painter was born on the Baltic coast of Germany, not far from the island of Rugen.