Arnold Böcklin, Self-Portrait, with death playing the violin. Arnold Böcklin October 1827 – 16 January was a Swiss symbolist painter.Influenced by Romanticism his painting is symbolist with mythological subjects often overlapping with the Pre-R
My favorite painting of all time, and one I had the great fortune of seeing up close in Berlin: Arnold Böcklin's "Self Portrait With Death Playing The Fiddle.
Arnold Boecklin: Selbst-Portraet mit Fiedelndem Tod, 1872
Gerald Leslie Brockhurst: Ophelia, c. Puffed sleeves have gone in and out of fashion since the Middle Ages. But the sudden craze for enormous puffed sleeves in the was largely attributed to the actress Joan Crawford, who appeared in a ginormou
Gerald Leslie Brockhurst doesn't seem to be well known today, but does seem to have done well as an engraver and portrait artist.
Art Contrarian: The Renaissance-Influenced Portraits by Gerald Brockhurst