Arnold Böcklin (1827 - 1901)
16th January 2021 - 120th anniversary of his death
16th October 2017 - 200th anniversary of his birth
Arnold Böcklin, 1827 – 1901, Swiss symbolist painter. His pictures portray mythological, fantastical figures along classical architecture constructions (often revealing an obsession with death), creating a strange, fantasy world.
Böcklin's art influenced Surrealist painters such as Max Ernst and Salvador Dalí.