Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer by the Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich (1818), oil painting, Kunsthalle Museum, Hamburg, Germany.
This painting exemplifies romantic era art because of its emphasis on nature. The romantic era was all about the power and beauty of the natural world. This painting depicts a lone figure standing in the foreground against a vast, beautiful natural landscape. The dark warm colors of the figure and the rocks contrasts with the cool pastel colors of the landscape, creating a feeling of depth and tranquility.