Wednesday, November 24, 2010

‘Isle of the Dead,’ by Arnold Bocklin

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

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Blogger Jeff Perren said...

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.

11/25/2010 12:51:00 pm  

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