24 Works, Today, May 28th. is Hans Makart’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #146

Hans Makart
A feast in the park
Oil on canvas
28 x 41 cm
Private collection

Hans Makart (28 May 1840–3 October 1884) was a 19th-century Austrian academic history painter, designer, and decorator. He is best known for his influence on Gustav Klimt and other Austrian artists, but in his own era he was considered an important artist himself and a celebrity figure in the high culture of Vienna and attended with almost cult-like adulation…

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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