Phantasmagoria by artist Jan Toorop who grew up under a tropical sun in the Dutch East Indies and died in the murk of a European early spring. Born in 1858 he died in 1928. Part Symbolist, part Jugendstil and part I don’t know what . . . .

"Fatality." 1893.
“Fatality.” 1893. Chalk, pencil and paper. Collection of the Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands. Artwork in the public domain. via
"Souls around the Sphinx." 1892-97.
“Souls around the Sphinx.” 1892-97. Ink, pencil and embossed drawing. Collection of the Gemeentenmuseum, the Hague. Cc licence 1.0. via
"O grave, where is thy Victory." 1892.
“O grave, where is thy Victory.” 1892. Paper. Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In the public domain. via


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