Arnold Böcklin


Arnold Böcklin (1827-1901), a symbolist painter from Switzerland. A large collection of his works can be found on this page.

Above: "Die Toteninsel", 1883.
From this painting about a lonely villa by the sea exist no less than five versions. This is perhaps the darkest one.

Below: "War" (1896).
It depicts the four horsemen of the Apocalypse.