Monday, 1 October 2007

Carlos Schwabe, The Death of the Grave Digger, 1895

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Carlos Schwabe [German-born Swiss Symbolist Painter, 1877-1926]


Apfelprinzessin said...

when i was a teenage gothic girl one day i stumple upon this painting in an art-book and was completly overwhelmed. so much detailing and this beautiful and stronge death-angel! i was deeply impressed - so old and so gothic *g*

Mariana said...

Now that you mention it I bet this would make a cool motif for a post-punk music video. The Smashing Pumpkins once used Aubrey Beardsley's style of drawings in one of their videos.