From Böcklin and Waterhouse to Vincent van Gogh and Egon Schiele, many 19th century artists used crows as a symbol.
Escorts of valkyries, the bird of the gibbet, and seeker of carrion: crows and ravens are associated with death, magic, and more.
Ruins being slowly destroyed by the sea, a sacred grove, and above all his most famous work, Island of the Dead.
A succession of impending landscapes which culminate in ‘Villa by the Sea’, a mysterious Mediterranean view. An early symbolist?
Extensive travelling, from Venice to Algeria, brought a varied range of landscapes, as his portraits and figurative work paid the bills.
Some of his masterpieces: Bal du moulin de la Galette in Montmartre, Luncheon of the Boating Party, and an extraordinary landscape.
No one painted trees, particularly cypresses, like Vincent van Gogh. A group of 3 wonderful paintings from his time at Saint-Rémy.
He created some of the most important Impressionist paintings during this period, at La Grenouillère, and painting with Monet and Sisley.
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