Nude Veritas (1899) by Gustav Klimt

Nude Veritas - Gustav Klimt - 1899

Artwork Information

TitleNude Veritas
ArtistGustav Klimt
MediumOil On Canvas
Dimensions252 x 56 cm

About Nude Veritas

Nuda Veritas is a painting created in 1899 by the renowned Austrian artist Gustav Klimt. The artwork showcases a female figure holding a mirror and features an inscription based on the words of poet Friedrich Schiller. Known for his frank eroticism, Klimt primarily focused on the female body as his subject matter.

The painting measures 240 x 64.5 cm and is part of Klimt’s Golden phase. The artwork is an allegorical piece in the Art Nouveau style, featuring intricate details, rich textures, and luminous golden tones. This masterpiece is currently located at the Austrian National Library in Vienna.

Klimt was a prominent member of the Vienna Secession movement and his works have been exhibited in prestigious institutions worldwide. Some of his other notable works include “Goldfish,” “Reclining Nude with Leg Raised,” and “Girl with Long Hair.” His artistic style continues to inspire contemporary artists who draw from his innovative techniques and dynamic approach to composition.

Overall, “Nuda Veritas” accurately represents Klimt’s work philosophy depicting bold expressions of emotion through vivid imagery while also delivering societal commentary amidst stunning aesthetics that inspire awe among art enthusiasts all over the world even today in 2021.

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