The New York Philharmonic plays "Isle of the Dead" at Lincoln Center next week. The Rachmaninoff piece was inspired by one of the most compelling visual images ever created. WNYC's Sara Fishko has more, in this edition of Fishko Files.
This version of Isle of the Dead, painted in 1880, is located on the 2nd floor of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Galleries for the 19th- and Early 20th-Century European Paintings and Sculpture.
Arnold Böcklin painted five variations of Isle of the Dead. To see all five versions of the painting check out the slideshow, below.
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