Arnold Böcklin (* 16. October 1827 in Basel, † 16. January 1901 in Fiesole, province Florenz) was a Swiss painter, draughtsman, commercial artist and sculptor. It is considered as onethe most important educating artists 19. Century.
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1845 to 1847 study at the Düsseldorfer academy of arts. Subsequently, it undertook study trips into Switzerland, into the Netherlands and to France. He worked from 1850 to 1857 in Rome. From 1860 to 1862 he taught as a professor at the academy of arts Weimar.
beside Ferdinand Hodler, max of Klinger and Lovis Corinth is Böcklin of one the general agent of the German symbolism, that with the dominating academic painting and the prevailing naturalism of the second half 19. Century broke.
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Swiss painter, draughtsman, commercial artist and sculptor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||16. October 1827|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Basel|
|DYING DATE||16. January 1901|
|DYING PLACE||San Domenico, Italy|