Wednesday, 24 November 2010

‘Isle of the Dead,’ by Arnold Bocklin

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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.

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