As interest in his art was declining, he painted some of his finest narrative and mythological narratives. An original and talented artist who deserves to be better-known.
Dancers, fauns, and the inevitable femmes fatales dominated his paintings before the outbreak of war.
Exploring representations of women, from Amazons to Salome, in a series of thought-provoking images.
He explored new and recurrent themes, including the dark and erotic side of Eve, the Greek sphinx, and made an early painting of movement in dance.
Another narrative painter in Germany around the turn of the 20th century, he is known for his symbolism and femmes fatales.
Every bit as radical as Cézanne, his paintings capture the countryside of a long lost era, with its horses and carts.