Caspar David Friedrich, 'Easter Morning'

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We celebrate Easter by profiling a painting titled ‘Easter Morning’ by Caspar David Friedrich. It is a small yet remarkably provocative telling of the moment when the three women went rushing to the tomb, only to find it empty. Jesus had risen from the dead, but there is no sign of His resurrection in this painting. We see three figures gazing at a hidden scene almost in complete astonishment and wonder. The painting captures the mystery of the resurrection.