Curator Socks

Wanderer Socks

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Artist: Caspar David Friedrich

Created: 1818

Dimensions (cm): 95 x 75

Format: Oil on canvas

Location: Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany 


Considered to be one of Romanticism’s masterpieces and one of the most representative works of Caspar David Friedrich, Wanderer Above a Sea of Fog depicts a lone man, formally dressed and holding a walking cane. He stands on an outcropping of rocks looking out at an inhospitable expanse with a background of a sky filled with puffy clouds and the outline of mountaintops barely visible through the mist. 

Caspar’s work (especially this painting) were adopted and abused by the Nazi regime as symbols of intense German nationalism, because he replaced more literal illustration with merely suggestive messaging, so his paintings were easily reinterpreted to fit new political intentions. It would take more than three decades, into the 1980s, for his work to be viewed and appreciated once again without the taint of Nazism.

80% Combed Cotton, 17% Polyamide, 3% Elastane.
Made in Portugal using 200 needles, the most advanced craftsmanship, to produce some of the finest seamless socks on the market.

Wash inside out (40ºC/100ºF max). Do not tumble dry, iron. 

SIZE GUIDE:
For man:
- Large: L: 41-46 UK (7½-11½) US (8-12)
- Medium: M: 36-40 UK (4-7) US (4½-7½)

For woman:
- Large:  L: 41-46 UK (7½-11½) US (10-12½)
- Medium:  M: 36-40 UK (4-7) US (6-9½) 

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