Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt - Virgin
Art Nouveau was contemporary to symbolism, shading into each other. In Klimt’s art, symbolism often shows in erotically tinged topics. It is also the case of his painting The Virgin of 1913 in the centre of which the dreaming sensuality of a young girl draws attention. This virtuous painting is combined with a stylistic shortcut. The Virgin holds an exceptional position in Klimt’s oeuvre.
measurements: height 200 cm
width 190 cm
in collections:
material: canvas
technique: oil
inventory number: O 4152
gallery collection: Collection of 19th Century Art and Classical Modernism

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