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“The Fool on the Hill” from the film Magical Mystery Tour (1967)

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“Wanderer above the sea of fog” by Caspar David Friedrich (1818). File from English Wikipedia.
This cannot be a coincidence. I believe John Lennon was familiar with Friedrich’s painting already when he studied art in Liverpool, and for sure when the Beatles stayed in Hamburg he saw it in the Kunsthalle.

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Written by svensays

July 12, 2013 at 22:03