Klimt Art Nouveau Woman Playing Music on Harp Glass Paperweight 3WPN# PKL3
Glass half dome paperweight with image by artist Gustav Klimt from his painting, Music I of 1895. Here we see a woman playing the harp. She wears a flower wreath and a long dress. The vision shows a bucolic, pastoral moment in a place where harmony and serenity pervade.
- Glass paperweight comes in an elegant presentation box with sateen lining suitable as for a music recital or woman's conference corporate gift.
- Part of the Parastone Museum Gift Collection. PN PKL3
- Measures: 3 in W x 3 in L x 1.5 in H. Weight 0.9 lbs.
Gustav Klimt was a prominent member of an innovation group of artists called Sezession and is considered to be one of the main pioneers of modern art. Apart from this, his ornamental Jugendstil style evokes and irresistible feeling which is inspired by the fin-de-siecle of 19th century Vienna: elitist, liberal-middle class, decadent, pleasantly decorative. His work is extremely recognizable due to his monumental style combined with Byzantine-like ornamental art and classical symbolism, created against the background of romanticism which was so characteristic of his time.
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