I dont know a lot about Art, but basically in wikipedia, the principal line that refere to the artist is “ Klimt’s primary subject was the female body, and his works are marked by a frank eroticism “. This particulary work was sold for US$135 millions!
But one some know so cool details about Adele Bloch-Bauer I, the one in the picture?
“Nevertheless, Klimt captured a sensuous side of Adele rarely seen elsewhere. He even got her to smile, despite a life rife with tragedy. Her marriage was more a business merger between powerful families than it was a love match, and her two children didn’t survive infancy.Plagued by headaches and ill health, Adele lived in a time and place in which women were denied higher learning. And so she educated herself, became a patron of the arts, and promoted women’s suffrage and children’s charities to the end.” Original
So, there are some awesomes point about this picture!
1- Adele SMILE even when her life “was a tragedy.” Who had a beautifull smile?
2- Her Marriage was a BUSSINES.
3- Adele was the only woman the artist painted TWICE, so… oh ho ho!
April 10, 1916 - Easter Truce between Austrians and Russians
Pictured - Celebrating Easter on the Eastern Front.
Orthodox Easter fell on April 10, 1916, Though Russian troops were embroiled in heavy fighting in Belarus, those facing the Austro-Hungarian Army made a truce with their enemies for Easter. Men from four Russian regiments crossed the lines to the other side, trading tobacco, food, and gifts with Austro-Hungarian soldiers, and celebrate Easter together. Problems with Russian morale became evident when over a hundred Russians chose to be taken prisoner rather than return to their own side.
Lucy Doraine por Truus, Bob & Jan too! Via Flickr: German postcard by Ross Verlag, Berlin, no. 3165/1, 1928-1929. Photo: C.O. Hoppé, London.
In spite of her French name, Lucy Doraine (1898-1989) was a major Austrian-Hungarian actress in the Austrian and German cinema of the 1920s. When she moved to Hollywood, the revolution of the sound film finished her career.
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