Artwork Title: Ria Munk on her Deathbed - Artist Name: Gustav Klimt

Ria Munk on her Deathbed

Gustav Klimt, 1912

20 x 20 inch
Ria Munk on her deathbed (1917/-18) [a different date from originally collected image.] Klimt was asked to paint a posthumous painting of this young beauty who had killed herself after being rejected by her fiance, a writer who was far older than she was. Klimt made three paintings and had a big struggle with them. [http://kundst.tumblr.com/]
dying womanoil on canvas

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