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PBauern­garten ( Blu­men­garten) by Gus­tav klimt Auc­tioned by Sotheby’s in lon­don for £ 47.9 mil­lion ( RM268.8 mil­lion).

ainted in 1907, this oil- on­can­vas work was in­spired by a pro­fu­sion of pop­pies, daisies, zin­nia and roses in the gar­den of the MayrHof in Aus­tria. It is re­garded as one of Gus­tav Klimt’s finest land­scapes, with clear al­lu­sions to im­pres­sion­ist and pointil­list tech­niques. The star lot of Sotheby’s Im­pres­sion­ist & Mod­ern Art auc­tion is also de­fined by its square- can­vas for­mat and is cel­e­brated for the daz­zling in­ten­sity of Klimt’s brush­work.

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