Hope, II was painted by Gustav Klimt in 1907-08. Although images of women and children are frequent in the history of art, depictions of pregnancy are rare. In Hope, II a woman with a skull nestled into her gown lowers her head toward her swelling belly. Below, three women also bow their heads in prayer or possibly mourning. klimt paintings for sale
The ornate decoration in Hope, II nearly overwhelms its surface. Klimt was committed to craftwork, and was among the many artists of his time who combined archaic traditions here Byzantine gold leaf painting with a modern psychological subject. buy gustav klimt paintings online
Klimt lived and worked in turn-of-the-century Vienna, home to Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis; Klimt’s exploration of formative drives like sex and death parallel Freud’s explorations of the psyche. This painting can be reproduced by Daydaypaint.com. Original Dimensions: Height: 110.5 cm, Width: 110.5 cm. Other sizes and custom sizes are available, Please Contact with us by email: email@example.com.