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Arnold Böcklin   By: (1863-1951)

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Arnold Böcklin by Heinrich Alfred Schmid is a comprehensive and insightful biography of the renowned Swiss symbolist painter. Schmid's meticulous research and detailed analysis provide readers with a thorough understanding of Böcklin's life, influences, and artistic development.

The author delves into Böcklin's early years, his training in Düsseldorf and Munich, and his travels throughout Europe. Schmid also explores Böcklin's unique artistic style, which combined elements of myth, fantasy, and melancholy. Through Schmid's writing, readers gain a deeper appreciation for Böcklin's works, such as the famous painting "Isle of the Dead."

Schmid effectively captures Böcklin's complex personality and the challenges he faced in his personal life and career. The book also sheds light on Böcklin's impact on the art world and his enduring legacy.

Overall, Arnold Böcklin by Heinrich Alfred Schmid is a must-read for art enthusiasts, scholars, and anyone interested in the life and work of this influential painter. Schmid's careful exploration of Böcklin's art and legacy makes this biography a valuable addition to any art lover's library.

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A R N O L D B Ö C K L I N

VON HEINRICH ALFRED SCHMID

97 Tafeln in Farbendruck, Kupferdruck und Mattautotypie

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[Illustration: Publisher's Logo / Verlagssigle]

Verlegt bei F. Bruckmann A. G. München 1922

DRUCK VON F. BRUCKMANN A.G., MÜNCHEN

INHALT

Titelbild Selbstbildnis 1875/76

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Tafel 1: Tannenbewachsene Felsschlucht. 1848 bis 1849 " 2: Heroische Landschaft. Um 1850/52 " 3: Kentaur und Nymphe. 1855 " 4: Bildnis der Frau Böcklin. Vielleicht 1862 " 5: Diana an der Quelle. Um 1855 " 6: Pan im Schilf. 1857/59 " 7: Zeit der Kultur, rechte Hälfte. 1858 " 8: Zeit der Kultur, linke Hälfte. 1858 " 9: Die Götter Griechenlands. 1859 " 10: Pan erschreckt einen Hirten. 1860 " 11: Der Mord im Schloßgarten. 1859 " 12: Venus und Amor... Continue reading book >>




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