Arnold Böcklin (16 October 1827 - 16 January 1901) was a symbolist Swiss painter.

The painter rejected the naturalistic trends of his time and created symbolic, mythological works.

Arnold Böcklin was born on Oct. 16, 1827, in Basel. He attended the Dusseldorf Academy (1845-1847).

At this time he painted scenes of the Swiss Alps, using light effects and dramatic views subjectively to project emotional moods into the landscape.

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The Sunshine Anacreon - Arnold Böcklin - www.arnoldbocklin.org
The Sunshine Anacreon
Villa by the Sea, c.1864 - Arnold Böcklin - www.arnoldbocklin.org
Villa by the Sea, c.1864
Portrait of the sculptor Josef von head - Arnold Böcklin - www.arnoldbocklin.org
Portrait of the sculptor Josef von head
Portrait of Alexander Michelis - Arnold Böcklin - www.arnoldbocklin.org
Portrait of Alexander Michelis
Portrait of singer Karl Wallenreiter - Arnold Böcklin - www.arnoldbocklin.org
Portrait of singer Karl Wallenreiter

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