Glacier art. Swiss. Caspar Wolf, painter (1735-1783). All up in the Alps. Loved to paint frozen waterfalls, too.

"Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher nach dem Vorstoß von 1770." 1774.
“Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher nach dem Vorstoß von 1770.” 1774. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Unterer_Grindelwaldgletscher.jpg
"View of the Bänisegg over the Lower Grindelwald Glacier." 18th c.
“View of the Bänisegg over the Lower Grindelwald Glacier.” 18th c. Photo credit: Jörg Müller. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.apollo-magazine.com/gallery-caspar-wolf-at-the-kunstmuseum-basel/#jp-carousel-171532
"Lower Grindelwald Glacier, with the Lütschine River and Mettenberg." ca. 1775. Oil on canvas.
“Lower Grindelwald Glacier, with the Lütschine River and Mettenberg.” ca. 1775. Oil on canvas. Image courtesy Museum Oskar Reinhart, Winterthur. Photo credit: SIK-ISEA (Philip Hitz). Fair use license. via https://alaintruong2014.wordpress.com/2014/12/29/kunstmuseum-basel-presents-exhibition-of-works-by-swiss-landscape-painter-caspar-wolf/
"La Caverne du Dragon pres de Stans." 18th c.
“La Caverne du Dragon pres de Stans.” 18th c. Gouache. Collection of the Aarau, Aargau Kunsthaus. Photo Credit: Jörg Müller, Aarau. Fair use license. via https://alaintruong2014.wordpress.com/2014/12/29/kunstmuseum-basel-presents-exhibition-of-works-by-swiss-landscape-painter-caspar-wolf/

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