The Belvedere. Companion Guide RUSS.
Gustav Klimt's "Kiss" is world-famous, the era "Vienna around 1900" legendary, the Biedermeier collection a jewel: "The Belvedere Companion Guide" offers a comprehensive overview of eight centuries of Austrian art. More than one hundred works of the permanent collection - from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century - are vividly described and illlustrated in this book. Short introductions to each period of art provide in-depth information and are complemented by biographies of the collection's most important biographies - from Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, the sculptor of the "Character Heads", to Egon Schiele, whose portraits have lost none of their original intensity.