Allegory of Sculpture (1889) - Gustav Klimt - Canvas Print

Size: 10"x14" (25x35cm)
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The "Allegory of Sculpture" (1889) is a painting by Gustav Klimt, an Austrian symbolist painter. This work is part of his 'Golden Phase,' characterized by intricate patterns and the use of gold leaf. The painting is an allegorical representation of the sculptural arts, showcasing a female figure in the center with various elements surrounding her. The woman in the painting symbolizes the art of sculpture itself. She is surrounded by a swirling pattern representing the movement and fluidity associated with the medium. The figure holds a block of marble, signifying the raw material from which sculptures are created. On the ground below, broken fragments of statues can be seen, suggesting the transitory nature of artistic achievements. The background is filled with various symbols representing different aspects of sculpture: a tree symbolizing growth and potential, a crown indicating the nobility of art, a lyre representing music and its connection to sculpture, and a serpent coiled around a spear, symbolizing the battle between good and evil. In summary, "Allegory of Sculpture" is an intricate and symbolic representation of the artistic process, highlighting themes such as transformation, beauty, and the eternal struggle for perfection in the world of sculpture.

Allegory of Sculpture (1889) - Gustav Klimt - Canvas Print

  • Premium Quality: Hand stretched over a 38mm pine gallery frame with premium 330gsm cotton canvas.
  • Advanced Finish: Lacquered with satin varnish for UV protection, ensuring vibrant and lasting color.
  • Archival Grade Inks: Printed with archival-grade inks to resist fading, maintaining the artwork's beauty for years.
  • Ready to Hang: Each canvas comes ready to hang right out the box, making installation effortless.
  • Perfect for Any Space: Ideal for homes, offices, or as a gift, our prints add a touch of elegance to any room.

Available Sizes: 10"x14" (25x35cm), 14"x20" (35x50cm), 16"x22" (40x55cm)


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