Caspar David Friedrich, The Monk by the Sea, 1808-1810
Mark Rothko, “Untitled” (Blue Divided by Blue), 1966 | http://romancehaslivedtoolonguponthisriver.com/
If we can make rivers look like this ↑, can we make cities look like this ↓?
Caspar David Friedrich, The Sea of Ice, 1823–1824
Paul Nash, Totes Meer, 1940-41
(Yes, I have been watching The Art of Germany on BBC4 and I recommend that you do too.)