The Three Ages of Woman (Mother and Child)
$201.00 – $1,487.00
The painting won the gold medal in the 1911 International Exhibition in Rome.
The Three Ages of Woman falls into Klimt’s Golden Phase which garnered a positive critical reaction. Klimt used gold leaf in many of his paintings from this period.
This painting caused controversy among women who viewed the artwork as lacking in appropriate symbolism to the enduring strength of women. Show this to your female friends and let them be the judge.
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The Three Ages of Woman depicts three women at different stages of life: infancy, motherhood and old age. The baby is being cradled by her mother while the old woman stands before them. The mother holds her child affectionately while the old woman covers her face in despair. The painting is currently at the Galleria Nazionale dArte Moderna in Rome.