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Gustav Klimt: Landscapes
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Stephan Koja
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Gustav Klimt: Landscapes

Stephan Koja


Prestel Verlag

Art & Architecture;
Art & design styles: Art Nouveau;
Art & design styles: Expressionism;
Painting & paintings;
Individual artists, art monographs;
Exhibition catalogues & specific collections


218 pages

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Now available again, this visually stunning collection of Gustav Klimt's landscape paintings brings to light a lesser-known aspect of the Viennese painter's oeuvre. While Gustav Klimt is largely revered for his opulent, symbolladen portraits of the Viennese bourgeoisie, these works were just one aspect of his artistic expression. His landscapes represent an important facet of his career and are a valuable contribution to the school of European nature painting. For many years the artist travelled to the Austrian and Italian countryside during the summer, where he took advantage of the extraordinary light and spectacular hues to paint and sketch landscapes. Among the most exquisite of Klimt's landscapes are those in which he experimented with composition and style. Accompanied by scholarly essays, the images reproduced in this book comprise all extant landscapes from this brilliant artist, proving that his mastery extends beyond portraiture and revealing themes that appeared throughout his life's work.

By:   Stephan Koja
Imprint:   Prestel Verlag
Country of Publication:   Germany
Dimensions:   Height: 240mm,  Width: 195mm, 
Weight:   368g
ISBN:   9783791385440
ISBN 10:   3791385445
Pages:   218
Publication Date:   March 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

STEPHAN KOJA is Director of the Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister and the Skulpturensammlung (classical antiquity to 1800) in Dresden, Germany.

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