Gustav Klimt:
Set of 2 pictures "The Sunflower" + "Rose bushes under trees"


Gustav Klimt:
Set of 2 pictures "The Sunflower" + "Rose bushes under trees"

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Ars Mundi Exclusive Edition | Limited 499 pieces each | Numbered certificate | Art Reproductions, giclee on canvas | Stretcher | Museum framing | Size 80 x 80 cm each

Gustav Klimt: Set of 2 pictures "The Sunflower" + "Rose bushes under trees"

Gustav Klimt's pictures are among the most expensive art works in the world and enjoy an international popularity. His style is distinctive. In addition to the pictures of his "golden period" there were in particular the impressive landscape pictures with which the Viennese master Gustav Klimt coined the transition to the modern painting. Without prior sketches, the landscape paintings of Gustav Klimt are painted in nature, relaxation and meditation. The spectacle of nature as a fundamental symbol of life is at the heart of his large garden landscapes.

"The Sunflower" (1907): From a seemingly impenetrable thicket plants stands out a tall sunflower with lush foliage growth - a bladed waterfall nature, which leads into a magnificent ocean of flowers.

Original: Oil on canvas privately owned.

"Rose bushes under trees (1905)": A magnificent orchard, blooming in the rose, the queen of flowers. Lush apple trees, rich in fruits - the orchard as mythological symbol paradisiacal fertility. A place of peace and relaxation, where life flourishes.

Original: oil on canvas, Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

To a brilliant, authentic reproduction, the original artwork in Fine Art Giclée process was carried out at these two pictures and transmitted directly on artist canvas made from 100% cotton and mounted on a stretcher frame. The hand-crafted real wood Museum framing completes the noble appearance. The edition is limited to 499 pieces and each one is back numbered and certificate. Size 80 x 80 cm each. Ars Mundi Exclusive.

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Portrait of the artist Gustav Klimt1862-1918, Austrian painter, famous representatives of Viennese Art Nouveau

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) already was a renowned artist, Vienna's Ringstrasse with its Mural Art Nouveau crucial had distinct and was co-founder of the Vienna secession, was his "Golden style". Inspired by Byzantine mosaics, he added ornamental surfaces in a golden bed such as aggregate gems. In his image, Klimt describes the way of life of the people, by the shoots adversely affected that finds his salvation in the kiss. The representations of the body have a subtle erotic, however the figures dissolve into ornamental, geometrical colour surfaces. He does not only apply this principle style for his images of pair, but also the portraits of wealthy ladies and the landscape images. This flat style is today synonymous with the intense colour art of Klimt that characterizes his work but only in 1905.

Klimt was understood not only to gold and opulence, he was also a great artist. In the course of his life he produced numerous drawings. Most of the time as preparatory studies for larger works.

The son of an engraver learned his craft at the Vienna School of Applied Arts. Still searching for an independent expression, his early work is marked by the historicism Hans Makart, the artist Prince of the Habsburg monarchy in the late 19th century. A community of artists with his brother Ernst and Franz Matsch making, the young painters have received numerous orders for the design of new buildings on the Ringstrasse. The staircases of the Vienna Burgtheater and the Kunsthistorisches Museum bear witness to the historicist style of this community studios. Like so many young and open-minded artists of the Fin-de-siècle also Gustav Klimt turned off at the end of the 1890s of the academic tradition. In 1897, he founded the "Vienna secession", which he presided in 1905 until his exit as President with other artists. The own exhibition building of the secession is still place and temple for the new young art.

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Giclée = derived from the French verb gicler meaning "to squirt, spray".

Giclée method is a digital printing process. It is a high-resolution, large-format printout on an inkjet printer with special different coloured or pigment-based inks (usually six to twelve). The colours are light-fast, that is, resistant to harmful UV light. They have a high richness of nuance, contrast and saturation.

The Giclée process is suitable for real art canvas, handmade and watercolor paper and for silk.

Art Nouveau, known as Jugendstil in Germany, is a term for the art in 1890-1910. The name originates from the Munich-based magazine "Jugend" (Youth) founded in 1896. Internationally, the style is known as Art Nouveau (France), Modern Style (England) or Secession (Austria).

The Art Nouveau conquered all of Europe and there were created countless objects whose spectrum ranges from painting, applied arts to architecture. The Art Nouveau requirement was the artistic creation of everyday objects, that is beauty and practicality should be combined with each other. The desired unit of the artistic ability could only be achieved by individually expressed design, which allowed Art Nouveau to become an early stage of modernity. The essential characteristic of the Art Nouveau is a linear, often asymmetrical ornamentation whose models are to be found particularly in nature and flora.

Major Art Nouveau centers were formed in Munich, Darmstadt, Brussels, Paris and Nancy (Glass Art by Emile Gallé). The Viennese architecture of that time was determined by Otto Wagner and J. Hoffmann. Gustav Klimt created paintings that gave sensual form to the spirit of the Art Nouveau.

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