Caspar David Friedrich

Two Men Contemplating the Moon



Caspar David Friedrich - Two Men Contemplating the Moon

Literature

Everett Fahy (ed.), The Wrightsman pictures, New York; New Haven, 2005, nr. 96
introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 15


Provenance

Dr. Otto Friedrich Rosenberg, Dresden, by 1840–d. 1850, acquired from the artist in exchange for medical attention
his daughter, Theophila Minna Rosenberg, Dresden, by 1850–presumably until d. 1882
by descent through the Rosenberg family, Wuppertal-Barmen, later Hamburg, to Gottfried Spiegler, Glinde, until 1999
sale, Christie's, London, 7 October 1999, nr. 10, to Artemis
with Artemis Fine Arts, New York, 1999–2000, sold to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 2000.51

Other works by Caspar David Friedrich


Caspar David Friedrich Scudding clouds
Scudding clouds
c. 1820

Caspar David Friedrich Dolmen in the snow
Dolmen in the snow
1807

Caspar David Friedrich View of the Elbe Valley
View of the Elbe Valley
c. 1807

Caspar David Friedrich Woman at the Window
Woman at the Window
1822

Caspar David Friedrich
Two Men Contemplating the Moon
c. 1825-30
34.9 x 43.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Wrightsman Fund, 2000