Artist: Jacob van Ruisdael
A ruined building sits on a hill above a wild stream and a broken-down cemetery.
Source File: Here : 2700 x 2079 pixels.
PD Proof : In Das Museum Volume 1, plate 35
Comment: Should be good for some gloomy gothic story. This is a wide, hi-res image, could be cropped several ways.
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Artist: Caspar David Friedrich
Two high stone pillars stand at each side of the entrance to a cemetery, which is on the side of a hill with trees in the background. Two figures stand at the left pillar, looking in.
Source File: Here : 1334 × 1758 pixels (based on a screen grab).
PD Proof : In Zeitschrift für bildende kunst. v.55 1919/20 p.144
Comment: Gloomy subject? Or hope for resurrection? Could be the cover for a spiritual book.