Trivium Art History
Gustav Klimt

Litzlberg on the Attersee

Litzlberg on the Attersee, 1915 — Gustav Klimt,
110 cm110 cm

Klimt sent a postcard on August 30, 1914 to his nephew Julius Zimpel illustrating the same motive as in this painting. The view on Litzlberg with the houses of the brewery and the Mayr-Hof is only possible from the lake - so it is assumed, that this landscape was completed in his atelier in Vienna, by using a cotemporary photography.

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