Carlos Schwabe


Carlos Schwabe (1866-1926), born in Germany, raised in Switzerland. In Paris he exposed in the salons and became known for his drawings for Symbolist poetry, from authors like Baudelaire and Mallarmé. Important influences in his work are Dürer, Hokusai, and the Pre-Raphaelites.

Above: “The Death of the Grave-Digger (la mort du fossoyeur)” (1895-1900).
Depicting the angel of death. This painting can be found in The Louvre, Paris.
Below: “Grief/The day of the dead” (1893).