Description & Technical information

Designed and executed by: Georg Klimt, Vienna,
around 1900

Copper, very finely chiselled, very beautiful original patina, excellent original condition.

High-quality Viennese craftsmanship

framed: H 37 cm, W 42 cm

"Nihil est virtute amabilius" ("Nothing is more amiable than virtue") is a quote from Cicero (De Amicitia, ch. 28).

Many of the reliefs created by Georg Klimt were commissioned works for decorative panels used by first-class Viennese cabinet makers, such as Michael  Niedermoser and August Ungethüm, to decorate their furniture.

Date:  around 1900
Medium: Copper
Dimensions: 24 x 29 cm (9¹/₂ x 11³/₈ inches)

Private property, Austria

Newly added cat. no. H21/21


Ref.: Thieme/Becker (eds.),
Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, vol. XX, Leipzig, pp. 503

Categories: Works of Art