Wednesday, 24 November 2010

‘Isle of the Dead,’ by Arnold Bocklin


The Isle of the Dead, 1880,
Oil on canvas, Kunstmuseum, Basel

1 comment:

  1. A superb piece, which I first saw in the San Diego Fine Arts Museum long ago. It actually is one of four done in different shades, each with a unique feeling.

    Small wonder Rachmaninoff found it inspiration for one of his best works.


Say what you mean, and mean what you say.
Construct an argument, not a feud--build a mountain, not a molehill.
Spam will be removed , unless it's been asked for.
(Comment moderation is currently being reluctantly applied...)