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BÖCKLIN, Arnold (1827 - 1901), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BÖCKLIN, Arnold (1827 - 1901), Painter, sculptor

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Active in Italy.

Born 19 October 1827, in Basel; died 16 January 1901, in San Domenico, near Fiesole.

Painter, sculptor. Mythological subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits, landscapes. Frescoes.


Munich School.

Arnold Böcklin studied under J. W. Shirmer at the Düsseldorf Akademie between 1845 and 1847. His landscapes from this period are evocative of the German Romanticism of Caspar

Reference Entry.  1598 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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