Golden lady … Caspar David Friedrich’s Woman Before the Rising Sun (c 1818-20). Photograph: Alamy
gnossienne: Caspar David Friedrich, “Klosterruine Eldena und Riesengebirge” (1835)
loumargi: Caspar David Friedrich (1774 – 1840) was born in 1774, in Greifswald, Swedish Pomerania on the Baltic coast of Germany. 1811-12 The Garden Terrace oil on canvas.
In Caspar David Friedrich's “Frau vor untergehender Sonne” (“Woman before the Rising Sun”), a young woman is depicted facing the rising sun, which turns her almost completely, but not entirely, into a silhouette.