"Tree of Life, Stoclet Frieze" Tote Bag
Gustav Klimt's Tree of Life Tote Bag with a Zipper Top, Interior Lining and Inside Pocket.
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Klimt Tree of Life Tote Bag
• Zipper Top Tote
• 15"H x 16"W x 4"D
• 100% Cotton Exterior & Straps
• Lined Polyester Interior
• Interior Zip Close Pocket
• Art Print on Front and Back
• Hard, Flat Bottom
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The Tree of Life tote bag has a interior lining, inside zip pocket and zipper top to keep your contents secure. This Art Tote bag features one of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings "The Tree of Life, Stoclet Frieze" on both front and back. This Klimt Tote bag has wide, subtle cotton straps for comfort and a hard bottom that helps it keep its shape. A great Klimt gift idea, this tote can be purchased with other Klimt gifts including our Klimt, Travel Mugs, Silk Scarves and Art Glass Jewelry!
15" High (38cm)
16" Wide (41cm)
4" Deep (10cm)
About Klimt "The Tree of Life, Stoclet Frieze"
Gustav Klimt was an Austrian symbolist painter, whose primary subject was the female body. Born in 1862 he was one of 7 children with 2 of his brothers also becoming artists. Gustav studied at the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts along with his brother Ernst.
While he enjoyed fame as a mural painter, he also was criticized for the radical and symbolic paintings which were to to decorate the ceiling of the Great Hall of the University of Vienna. That was his last commissioned work.
Klimt became a founding member and president of the Vienna Secession which exhibited unconventional art in many forms.
The Tree of Life mural is only landscape created by Klimt during his golden period. During this time he used oil painting techniques with gold paint to create luxurious art pieces. The Stoclet Frieze is a series of three mosaics created by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt for a 1905-1911 commission for the Palais Stoclet in Brussels. The panels depict swirling Trees of life, a standing female figure and an embracing couple. The Tree of Life, a symbol in many in many cultures, religions and ideologies to express life's complexity and the connection between heaven and earth. Klimt, known for his use of symbolism completed these mosaics about 1911, they are now is displayed at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria.