Kling, Anton - Landscape with trees
This georgeous, generously proportioned landscape has to be seen to be fully appreciated.
The painting is signed with a distinctive monogram that confirms it as the work of Anton Kling and dates it to 1907.
Born in 1881, Kling was a student of Gustav Klimt and member of the Vienna Secession and Vienna Workshop groups of artists who pioneered Art Nouveau in Austria before the Great War. With Klimt and others he was one of the organisers of the Vienna Art Show (Wiener Kunstschau) of 1908 which brought Art Nouveau painting and design work to a wider European audience.