Klimt "Egypt"bangle Size: DM ca. 6,7cm
width: ca. 3 cm
materials: Base metal with gold finish, epoxy
Inspired by a wall painting from the staircase at the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Gustav Klimt painted this female representing Egyptian Art before a background hieroglyphics, images of the gods Horus and Thoth, and the goddess Nekhbet's vulture. In her right hand she holds an ankh which was the Egyptian hieroglyphic symbol for life.
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918); 1890