Description & Technical information

Designed and executed by: Georg Klimt

Brass, very finely chiselled, surface cleaned and newly
patinated, very good condition.

High-quality Viennese craftsmanship

Inscription, translated: "Already the night softens - / Out of this world / The master has spent it creating / Rapturously he listens to the sounds of the spheres. / Drunk with joy / And blissfully illuminated by the sparking of divinity / His spirit floats above the stars" (from a heliogravure by the printer Meisenbach, Riffarth & Co, Berlin, after a painting by Rudolf Eichstaedt, "Beethoven im Studierzimmer", around 1900).

Date:  around 1902
Origin:  Vienna
Dimensions: 35.5 x 35.5 cm (14 x 14 inches)

Private property, Austria

Newly added cat. no. H21/23


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

Categories: Works of Art