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In twentieth century Vienna, the art of Gustav Klimt held a primary position. Inspired by this modern master, these cards are teeming with impressions-stamped in gold- that recount love, death, sensuality, and regeneration. This deluxe edition also includes an embroidered satin bag and instructions-all encased in a box sized to fit snugly on a book shelf.
The art of Gustav Klimt (1862–1918), filled with symbolism, passion and eroticism, have become so popular that they appear everywhere, from posters on college student’s walls to coffee mugs, from stained glass imitations to ceramic tile. His piece, "The Kiss," is virtually iconic and his painting of Adele Bloch-Bauer sold for $135 million in 2006, the highest price ever for a painting.
Klimt combined graphic techniques with pictorial ones, flaunting conventions of the time, perhaps in anticipation of Weimar Germany that began a year after his death. Besides his mastery of inventive art [read more]
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Lo Scarabeo's Tarot decks have been acclaimed all over the world for originality and quality. With the best Italian and international artists, each Lo Scarabeo deck is an exceptional artistic value.
Commited to developing innovative new decks while preserving the rich tradition of Tarot, Lo Scarabeo continues to be a favorite among collectors and readers.
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Book Description Llewellyn Publications, 2006. Cards. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110738710113
Book Description Llewellyn Publications, 2006. Cards. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0738710113