Description & Technical information

Designed and executed
Georg Klimt, Vienna,
around 1900

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

High-quality Viennese craftsmanship

H 24 cm, W 29 cm

framed: H 37 cm, W 42 cm

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:  1900
Origin:  Austrian
Dimensions: 24 x 29 cm (9¹/₂ x 11³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Provenance:
private property, Austria


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