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The 1000++ Artworks created around 1900 and containing the word gustav klimt, art nouveau, life, symbols, forests, 1900



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Gustav Klimt - The Tree of LifeThe Tree of LifeGustav Klimt
195 x 102 cm, (1909)

In 1909, founded upon the Art Nouveau (Modern) style of painting, “Tree of Life” is one of Klimt’s finest symbolic art works. Preserved in the Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, this painting was part of a series commissioned at the Palais Stoclet of Brussels. Created later in life, this was a series o...

Museum of Applied Arts (Vienna, Austria)
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Gustav Klimt - The Tree of Life, Stoclet FriezeThe Tree of Life, Stoclet FriezeGustav Klimt
195 x 102 cm, (1909)

In 1909, founded upon the Art Nouveau (Modern) style of painting, “Tree of Life” is one of Klimt’s finest symbolic art works. Preserved in the Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, this painting was part of a series commissioned at the Palais Stoclet of Brussels. Created later in life, this was a series o...

Museum of Applied Arts (Vienna, Austria)
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Gustav Klimt - Death and LifeDeath and LifeGustav Klimt
178 x 198 cm, (1908)

Gustav Klimt’s large painting Death and Life, created in 1910, features not a personal death but rather merely an allegorical Grim Reaper who gazes at “life” with a malicious grin. This “life” is comprised of all generations: every age group is represented, from the baby to the grandmother, in this ...

Leopold Museum (Vienna, Austria)
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Gustav Klimt - Poppy FieldPoppy FieldGustav Klimt

The painting 'Blooming poppies' has a very strong impressionistic and pontillistic touch. Compared with Klimt’s known color palette in his studio paintings, he here decides to underline the naturalistic appearance of the luminosity of sunlight. He uses best possible plain colors in little dots and b...

The Österreichische Galerie Belvedere (Vienna, Austria)
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Claude Monet - Pathway in Monet-s Garden at GivernyPathway in Monet's Garden at GivernyClaude Monet
92 x 89 cm, (1902)

Monet's paintings of his water-garden and water-lilies at Giverny occupied him for many years in the latter part of his life and were his last great work. Like the works of Turner in the final stage, they were for a long time misunderstood and unappreciated but similarly revived in esteem in the lig...

Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vienna, Austria)
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Gustav Klimt - University of Vienna Ceiling Paintings (Medicine), final stateUniversity of Vienna Ceiling Paintings (Medicine), final stateGustav Klimt

In 1894, Klimt was commissioned to paint the ceilings in the University of Vienna’s great hall. The commission included three paintings, namely, Philosophy, Medicine, and Jurisprudence. When Klimt presented them to the university upon completion, they were rather determined to be pornographic in nat...

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Gustav Klimt - Philosophy (final state)Philosophy (final state)Gustav Klimt

Philosophy’s first version was presented by Klimt in 1900. Part of three ceiling paintings he did for the University of Vienna, the Seventh Secession Exhibition was where “Philosophy” was first exhibited. The Secession committee prioritized this work and showcased it in their first room, even after ...

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Gustav Klimt - Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer IPortrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer IGustav Klimt

The rich entrepreneur Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, who made his money in the sugar industry, commissioned this picture, which took three years to finish. In 1912, Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, a patron of the arts, commissioned Klimt to paint another portrait of his wife Adele. Adele Bloch-Bauer was Klimt's sole...

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Gustav Klimt - The Kiss (Bacio)The Kiss (Bacio)Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was a Symbolist painter from Austria who painted “The Kiss” (“Der Kuss” in German) from 1907 to 1908 and is considered a magnificent work from his so-called 'Golden Period', when a number of his works, similarly, contained a gilded style. The canvas is in the shape of a perfect square a...

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere (Vienna, Austria)
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Gustav Klimt - DanaeDanaeGustav Klimt

This painting is a typical representation of Klimt’s stylized eroticism, and portrays the subject of Danae, which has been a popular theme throughout painting, having been painted before by Corregio, Rembrandt, and Titian. Danae was the symbol of divine love, transcendence, and sensational beauty. B...

Galerie Würthle (Vienna, Austria)
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Edvard Munch - The Dance of LifeThe Dance of LifeEdvard Munch
49 x 75 cm, (1899)

The painting uses mostly calm colors, aside from the giant pink I and the bright orange dress. The human shapes seem to be very curvy and there isn't much use of any jagged line. The piece seems really smooth. The Design- It seems like with the use of the cool colors the piece starts out very happy ...

National Gallery (Oslo, Norway)
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Gustav Klimt - Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer IIPortrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer IIGustav Klimt

Adele Bloch-Bauer was the wife of Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, who was a wealthy industrialist who sponsored the arts and supported Gustav Klimt. Adele Bloch-Bauer was the only model to be painted twice by Klimt. In November 2006, Christie's auction house sold 'Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II' at auction...

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Vincent Van Gogh - Mulberry Tree, TheMulberry Tree, TheVincent Van Gogh

Van Gogh painted The Mulberry Tree in October of 1889 less than a year before he would die. Like most of his art, it was done during a period of highs and lows painted during a time of great self-awareness and yet surrounded by chaos. The Mulberry Tree by Van Gogh is a great example of his work and ...