Hope II

by gustav klimt

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      Hope II was painted by Gustav Klimt between 1907 and 1908, featuring one of his favourite muses of the time, Herma. This Hope II reproduction has a gravitational quality, that draws the viewer in time and time again, through the captivating dark gold flecked - olive green background and the intricately decorative mosaic cloak in central composition. In Hope II, Herma is wearing a long cloak decorated with geometric shapes, she has her eyes closed with her brown hair framing her face as she bows hear head towards her bare breasts and burgeoning abdomen. A conflicting human skull appears to the right of her stomach – perhaps a sign of the dangers of labour. At the foot of the painting, three woman also bow their heads with hands outreached, as if also praying.  Hope II now resides permanently at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City.
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The Artist

GUSTAV KLIMT

Gustav Klimt (1862 - 1918) was the leading Viennese painter of the early 20th century.  Klimt influenced many artists of the time including close friend, Egon Schiele.  The widely celebrated artist is known for his decorative sensual portraits, murals and richly flourishing landscapes. 

The luxurious art from Klimt's 'Golden Phase' (1907 - 1908) was adorned with gold, silver and platinum leaf, including his most famous 1908 piece 'The Kiss'.  Klimt created art nouveau masterpieces evoking elaborate and emotional artistry which made Klimt the most prolific artist of his time.

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