Arnold Bocklin 'Spring in a Narrow Gorge, Detail', Switzerland, 1881, Reproduction 200gsm A3 Vintage Classic Art Poster

World of Art

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Haunting reproductions from World of Art of Switzerland's famous Symbolist Arnold Böcklin, faithfully reproduced and printed on quality 200gsm-thick four-star Green Star eco-friendly paper with a soft-satin low-sheen finish reducing the gloss effect allowing for a wider perspective of the image from different angles. Green star system approved paper is a universally recognised eco-responsibility paper based on the origin of the fibre and the manufacturing process. All our posters are standard A3 size and look beautiful with or without frames but if you're thinking of framing then a standard A3 frame will fit perfectly. All posters come with a thin white border.


Please note before ordering all our posters are reproduction posters


Standard A3 Size

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16.53" x 11.69"

42cm x 29.7cm

420mm x 297mm

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Arnold Böcklin, 1827 to 1901, was a Swiss symbolist painter. Influenced by Romanticism his painting is symbolist with mythological subjects often overlapping with the Pre-Raphaelites. His pictures portray mythological, fantastical figures along classical architecture constructions, often revealing an obsession with death, creating a strange, fantasy world. Böcklin is best known for his five versions of Isle of the Dead, painted 1880 to 1886, which partly evokes the English Cemetery, Florence, close to his studio and where his baby daughter Maria had been buried. An early version of the painting was commissioned by a Madame Berna, a widow who wanted a painting with a dream-like atmosphere. Clement Greenberg wrote in 1947 that Böcklin's work is one of the most consummate expressions of all that was now disliked about the latter half of the nineteenth century. Böcklin exercised an influence on Giorgio de Chirico and on Surrealist painters like Max Ernst and Salvador Dalí

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