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The Dark Symbolic Landscapes of Ferdinand Keller

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Ferdinand Keller was a German history painter concerned with genre and symbolism. His work is richly textured, atmospheric, and at times masterfully dark. His ode to Swiss symbolist Böcklin "Le Tombeau de Bocklin" shown below is subtle, yet haunting. For a short time, Keller lived in Rome, where he made the acquaintance of Anselm Feuerbach and maintained a joint studio with the artist. Included are some of our favorite works by Keller.

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