The Isle of the Dead
Arnold Bocklin was a 19th century symbolist painter whose work influenced and inspired Salvador Dali, Sergi Rachmaninoff, Marcel Duchamp and H. R. Giger. Adolph Hitler owned eleven of his paintings and cited Bocklin as his favorite painter.
Click through the jump for a gallery of weird and wonderful art by this little known, but profoundly influential artist...
The following images come from this great Japanese site devoted to Bocklin's work. (Too bad I don't speak Japanese!)
Here are some other great 19th century symbolist and romantic painters to check out at the same site...
George Frederic Watts
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