About Klimt statue The Kiss
This Klimt statue is a high-end replica of the painting “The Kiss.” The renowned 20th-century artist, Gustav Klim illustrated the powerful bond between a man and a woman. The original painting is a large allegorical canvas which combines linear construction and vibrant colors depicting a beautiful woman and a man against a bejeweled background. Following the Jugendstil tradition, these lovers appear to be out of the world. The application of gold and gold leaf reinforce this impression. The Klimt statue gives the lovers another dimension. The Klimt statue comes in a beautiful packaging.
- Size: 3 3/4 in H x 2 1/4 in W x 7/8 in D
- Material: Resin with hand-painted color details
- Weight (lbs): 0.2 lbs
- Ship weight est.: 0.8 lbs
Care instructions: Use indoor only, wipe with soft cloth
About Gustav Klimt
Gustav Klimt was a controversial Austrian symbolist painter during his time. His work mostly depicted the female body. Klimt’s artwork is not only famous for its highly erotic nature but also its decorative style. His contemporaries considered his artwork as a rebellion against the traditional academic art. Klimt was a prominent member of a group of artists called “˜Sezession, ‘ and promoted him to the level of the main pioneers of modern art. His artwork combined monumental style with ornamental art and classical symbolism, set against the romanticism which was so characteristic of his time. Klimt statue “The Kiss” is part of his Golden Phase” which is possibly his most widely recognized period of art. This period emerged following enthusiastic responses to his work and significant financial success. Many of his paintings during his Golden Phase, including The Kiss, were made with gold leaf.