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Malcesine on Lake Garda

Creator: Klimt, Gustav, 1862-1918

Title: Malcesine on Lake Garda

Title: Translation Malcesine am Gardasee

Inscription: inscribed lower right: Gustav Klimt

Date: 1913

Date Destroyed or Lost: 1945

Nationality: Austrian

Medium: oil on canvas

Object Dimensions: 110 x 110 cm

Former Repository: Collection of Erich Lederer

Circumstances of Destruction or Loss: Malcesine on Lake Garda , along with other paintings from the Lederer collection, was removed to the Schloss Immendorf in Lower Austria for safekeeping where it were destroyed when the castle was burned by retreating SS troops in 1945.

Notes: Painted when Klimt stayed with the Floge family in Porto di Tremosine on Lake Garda on the opposite shore of Malcesine. For more information, see: Novotny, Fritz, and Johannes Dobai. Gustav Klimt; with a Catalogue Raisonne of His Paintings. New York: Praeger, 1968. cat. no. 186

Subjects:

World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Germany

World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war

World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war

Landscapes

Cityscapes

Malcesine (Italy)

Buildings

Source: Library Collection of Study Photographs and Clippings, ca. 1930-2000, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Records, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts

Form-Genre: Paintings

Collection: Lost Art

Local Item Type: unlabeled clipping

CONTENTdm number: 530

 

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Taken on March 19, 2009