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An improvisation about ‘Die Toteninsel’ by Arnold Böcklin.

GIMP 2.6 Photomanipulation by usage of my own photos and textures
except:

main part of the painting ‘die Toteninsel’ (’isle of the dead) by Arnold Böcklin (1827-1901):
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a...

the sailing-boat at the left side from a painting of Amaldus Nielsen (1838-1932):
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d...

and the jackdaws from:
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flock_of...





Tags

isle, island, dead, death, dark, moon, water, river, sea, lake, clouds, soul, reflection, arnold böcklin, symbolism, sky, quiescent, tranquillity, boat, ferryman, twilight, darkness

Comments

  • Dwarkan
    Dwarkanover 2 years ago

    Love this painting !!! Excellente tribute !… please consider adding this to The League of Extraordinary Photomanipulation !
    In case you are interested, I am sending you an invite to join the group…

  • Thanks a lot for your comment and your unexpected invitation!
    There are many artists in your group who are on my watchlist. So it’s a pleasure for me to join in!

    – doubleblind

  • Shanina Conway
    Shanina Conwayover 2 years ago

    Fantastic work and congratulations on being featured

  • Thank you so much!

    – doubleblind

  • charliethetramp
    charliethetrampover 2 years ago

    a wonderfully gothic composition

  • Denise Abé
    Denise Abéover 2 years ago

    fabulous :) xxx

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 2 years ago

    great work

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 2 years ago


    bravo !
    my best, your host (francis).

  • Wow! Thank you again!

    – doubleblind

  • Colleen Milburn
    Colleen Milburnover 2 years ago

    WOW. This is incredible work – love, love, love!

  • Thank you very much! :)

    – doubleblind

  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawover 2 years ago

    Congratulations! Superb work!

    (Click on banner for link to Feature Page)

  • Thanks a lot!

    – doubleblind

  • Mark Richards
    Mark Richardsover 2 years ago

    Amazing work and congratulations on the feature too, well deserved!

  • Thanks a lot, Mark!

    – doubleblind

  • Christine Lake
    Christine Lakeover 2 years ago

    Amazing work.

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