Trivium Art HistoryGustav Klimt

Portrait of Fritza Riedler

Portrait of Fritza Riedler, 1906 — Gustav Klimt
153 cm133 cm

Portrait of Fritza Riedler is an Art Nouveau, Oil on Canvas, Gold Leaf Painting created by Gustav Klimt in 1906. It lives at the Belvedere Palace and Museum, Vienna in Vienna. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Portraits, and Women.

Fritza Riedler was one of Gustav Klimt's early portraits. The wife of the Austrian mechanical engineer Alois Riedler, Fritza embodies the wealth and status of a growing Viennese middle class, in a pale eau de Nil dress and backed by a 'secular halo' of stained glass. The Portrait of Fritza Riedler is today held in the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere.

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