Austrian artistic superstar Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) is best known for his “golden” portraits of clients like Adele Bloch-Bauer and the erotic The Kiss. However, one of his last works is of a baby atop what seems like a quilted mountain of multi-colored patterns and textures. Can you see the face that seems to emerge near the […]
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Austrian artist Johann Baptist Reiter (1813-1890) was a versatile painter, whether capturing the luxuriant beauty of geraniums to the curiosity of a young boy in the act of reading to his own compelling self-portrait.
Austrian artist Hugo Charlemont (1850-1939) combines a portrait of his daughter Alice with the glories of nature, from several multi-colored arrangements of flowers to the spaciousness of the mountain landscape.
Reposted blog. MOUNTAIN FLOWERS, ALPINE BLOSSOMS THROUGH A WOMAN ARTIST’S EYES The lovely flowers embarrass me, They make me regret I am not a bee- Emily Dickinson Alpenblumen or Alpine Flowers by Austrian painter Anna Stainer Knittel (1841-1915) expresses her love of the flowers of the mountain region where she was born and lived. Knittel had […]
Throughout the history of art, women have fascinated artists, whether American Impressionist Joseph De Camp (1858-1923), whose The Listener above provides us with a unique view of a theatergoer, or Austrian painter Marianne Stokes (1855-1927) and her exotic portrayal of a Slovak Girl in Sunday Attire wearing a colorful, intricate costume, as well as French Impressionist […]
Austrian master Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) is usually identified with exotic works like THE KISS and PORTRAIT OF ADELE BLOCH-BAUER. However, Annerl above is a personal and intimate portrait, probably of Klimt’s sister Anna.
Austrian artist Olga Wisinger Florian (1844-1926) is often referred to as an Impressionist, creating striking interpretations of the natural world.
PLEASE CLICK on individual works of art to enlarge or enhance them. The holidays are definitely coming: Hanukkah begins on the 16th, while Christmas is only 2 weeks away. Have you completed your shopping? Mailed that long list of cards? Finalized travel plans? Decided the menu for those family meals? Or are you behind schedule? And […]