The Jewish Cemetery – Jacob van Ruisdael

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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Cemetery Entrance – Caspar David Friedrich

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.