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Portrait of Helen Klimt

Gustav Klimt, 1893
Portrait of Helen Klimt, Gustav Klimt
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59.7 cmPortrait of Helen Klimt scale comparison49.9 cm
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Portrait of Helen Klimt is an Impressionist Oil on Canvas Painting created by Gustav Klimt in 1893. It lives in a private collection. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Portraits and Children. SourceDownload

After his brother’s death in 1882, Gustav Klimt became the guardian of his baby niece, Helen. This is her, captured at age 6 in a formal profile reminiscent of James Whistler.

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