Blooming Poppies

size(cm): 75x75
Sale price£238 GBP


Gustav Klimt's Blooming Poppies painting is a masterpiece of modern art that has captivated art lovers since its creation in 1907. This work is a perfect example of Klimt's artistic style, which is characterized by the combination of decorative elements and symbolic with an impressionist painting technique.

The composition of the painting is impressive, with a large number of details and elements that combine to create a harmonious and balanced image. The central figure of the painting is a woman standing in a field of poppies, surrounded by flowers and leaves. The woman is dressed in a white and gold dress, resembling a robe, and her hair is adorned with flowers.

Color is another prominent aspect of the painting. Klimt used a bright and vibrant color palette, including shades of red, yellow, green, and blue. Colors blend harmoniously to create a feeling of joy and vitality.

The history of the painting is interesting, as it was created at a time when Klimt was experimenting with new techniques and styles. The painting was commissioned by Austrian businessman August Lederer, who bought it directly from Klimt. The painting has passed through various hands since then and is currently in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

There are some little-known aspects of painting that are also interesting. For example, the central figure in the painting is believed to be inspired by Klimt's mistress, Emilie Flöge. Additionally, the painting has been the subject of controversy due to its erotic content and sexual symbolism.

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