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Beethoven Frieze: This Kiss to the Whole World
(Detail: The Hostile Forces), 1902.

Beethoven Frieze: This Kiss to the Whole World
(Detail: The Hostile Forces), 1902.
Klimt, Gustav--1862-1918 Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), Beethoven Frieze: This Kiss to the Whole World
"Loan from the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere Gustav Klimt, Beethoven Frieze: The Hostile Forces. The hostile forces. The giant Typhoeus, against whom even the gods battle in vain (the monster with mother-of-pearl eyes extending across the entire front wall with his blue wings and snake-like appendages); his daughters, the three gorgons (the three women standing to the left of Typhoeus). Sickness, madness, death (the mask-like female heads above the gorgon heads)." -From the Secession webpageImage courtesy of Secession Archive.

In the catalog:
SAAL III
11. Fries, gemalt anläblich der Ausstellung von Klingers "Beethoven." "Die Sehnsucht nach Glück." "Die feindlichen Gewalten." "Mein Reich ist nicht von dieser Welt," 1902

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Title

Beethoven Frieze: This Kiss to the Whole World
(Detail: The Hostile Forces), 1902.

Subject

Wiener Secession--Exhibitions. Klimt, Gustav--1862-1918--Exhibitions. Art, Austrian--Austria--Vienna--19th century--Exhibitions. Art, Austrian--Austria--Vienna--20th century--Exhibitions.

Description

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), Beethoven Frieze: This Kiss to the Whole World
"Loan from the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere Gustav Klimt, Beethoven Frieze: The Hostile Forces. The hostile forces. The giant Typhoeus, against whom even the gods battle in vain (the monster with mother-of-pearl eyes extending across the entire front wall with his blue wings and snake-like appendages); his daughters, the three gorgons (the three women standing to the left of Typhoeus). Sickness, madness, death (the mask-like female heads above the gorgon heads)." -From the Secession webpageImage courtesy of Secession Archive.

In the catalog:
SAAL III
11. Fries, gemalt anläblich der Ausstellung von Klingers "Beethoven." "Die Sehnsucht nach Glück." "Die feindlichen Gewalten." "Mein Reich ist nicht von dieser Welt," 1902

Creator

Klimt, Gustav--1862-1918

Date

1902

Contributor

Secession Archive

Rights

Image courtesy of Secession Archive

Identifier

Beethovenfries,-Detail-die-drei-Gorgonen-und-Krankheit,-Wahnsinn,-Tod,-Foto-Secession_MG_7252_2

Citation

Klimt, Gustav--1862-1918, “Beethoven Frieze: This Kiss to the Whole World (Detail: The Hostile Forces), 1902.,” This Kiss to the Whole World: Klimt and the Vienna Secession, accessed August 21, 2017, http://secession.nyarc.org/items/show/114.