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Goebel - The Medicine - Artist Mug


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70,00 лв. per 1 бр.

70,00 лв.

Artist Mug, porcelain, height: 15 cm / 0.5 l 
Motif: "The Medicine" 
Dishwasher safe but recommended to wash by hand with a mild cleanser to preserve the brilliant colours and gold decor.

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The Medicine 
In 1894, Gustav Klimt was engaged by the University of Vienna, to paint a ceiling fresco for the faculties of medicine, philosophy and jurisprudence. The public presentation in 1900 caused discussion and protests about the three artworks. Instead of an historic adaption, Klimt chose a modern, symbolic presentation in the style of Secession. Later on, Klimt bought his painting back. The originals were destroyed in 1945. Only photographs and a partial reproduction of Hygieia from the "Medicine" are left today. The sculptural interpretation of this artwork is a piece of art and an icon for modern clinics or as a living ambiance.

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