Trivium Art HistoryGustav Klimt

Litzlberg on the Attersee

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

Litzlberg on the Attersee is a Vienna Secessionist, Oil on Canvas Painting created by Gustav Klimt from 1914 to 1915. It lives at the Museum der Moderne Rupertinum in Austria. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Landscape. Source

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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