• Hans Makart, Who Influenced Klimt

    5 monthes ago - By Art Contrarian

    Hans Makart (1840-1884) influenced Gustav Klimt and others, according to his Wikipedia entry. I am not sure just what that influence might have been, because Klimt's trademark style did not emerge until nearly 15 years after Makart's death.
    That said, Makart had a highly successful, prolific career despite his early death at age 44.
    Having mentioned Klimt, I thought I might as well feature some Makart depictions of women because women were Klimt's favorite subjects.
    The images below are in reverse alphabetical order just for the fun of it. Given his comparatively brief career, I made no...
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