nightpiece

nightpiece

(ˈnaɪtˌpiːs)
n
1. (Art Terms) art a work of art representing a night scene
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) literature a literary composition possessing qualities generally associated with the night
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In another nightpiece by Friedrich, Contemplation of the Moon, the same man is accompanied by a woman who rests her forearm on his shoulder as they both stand in reverie before the moon and the evening star.
He esteemed most his "Poems of the Imagination," pointing, for examples, to "Yew Trees" and "A Nightpiece.