“I knew right from the start that the whole thing would be damned expensive” – Gustav Klimt’s Cartoons for the Stoclet Frieze: Their Creation, Execution, and Conservation, Part II

@article{Murr2013IKR,
  title={“I knew right from the start that the whole thing would be damned expensive” – Gustav Klimt’s Cartoons for the Stoclet Frieze: Their Creation, Execution, and Conservation, Part II},
  author={Beate Murr},
  journal={Restaurator. International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material},
  year={2013},
  volume={35},
  pages={25 - 45}
}
  • B. Murr
  • Published 2013
  • Chemistry
  • Restaurator. International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material
Abstract In 1905, Gustav Klimt, one of the best-known Austrian Art Nouveau artists was commissioned to decorate the walls of the dining room of the Stoclet House in Brussels, which was being designed by Josef Hoffmann. Nine full-scale cartoons on paper - designed in 1910 / 1911 - are the result of Klimt’s years of work on this project. He provided instructions for their transposition as a mosaic directly onto the paper. For the production of the frieze at the Wiener Werkstatte and at Leopold… 
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