AURORA

Aurora
Eau-Rô-Rah
Or Aura
Or aux rats
Horrora
O’rora

(Michel Leiris, Aurora)

Northern Lights by Caspar David Friedrich

Northern Lights by Caspar David Friedrich, 1774 – 1840
ca. 1830-1835 | Oil on canvas | 141 x 109 cm

One of around 417 works of art from the Kaiser Friedrich Museum deposited in the Friedrichshain Flak Tower, or Flakturm, for safekeeping. The painting is presumed to have been destroyed when the tower was burned in May of 1945.