By: Forty, Sandra
United Kingdom, Taj Books: 2011
Seller ID: 004561
Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket
This beautiful book has a pictorial cover with matching jacket. The jacket has a diagonal crease that ends in a 1" tear at the top near the gutter. ; Gustav Klimt was raised in poverty in mid-nineteenth century Vienna, but his precocious artistic talent raised him from the gutter to the heights of Austrian society. He was initially a generic painter of historical scenes, but soon devised his own unique style featuring semi-nude women in mystical, gold-wrapped abstract landscapes that either enchanted or outraged his audience. His exotically beautiful women captured the sensuality and excit... View More...