The Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog

The Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog

The painting has been used in various book covers such as Acting on Principle By Onora O’Neill and Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Barnes and Noble Classics edition.
The painting appears in a scene of the movie What Dreams May Come along with another painting by Caspar David Friedrich.


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The Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog is believed to be a self portrait of Friedrich. It depicts a man standing upon a rocky precipice gazing at the scenery before him. The place that inspired the scene was said to be Elbsandsteingebirge, in Saxony and Bohemia. The mountain to the right was identified as Zirkelstein. The mountain to the left could either be the Rosenberg or the Kaltenberg. The painting is currently at the Kunsthalle Hamburg in Germany.

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