Hans Makart Paintings
Grosses Blumenstuck [Large Flower Piece], c.1884
Oil on canvas, 80.71 x 46.46 inches [205 x 118 cm]
Ostereichische Galerie Belvedere, Wien
Makart, who was a poor draughtsman, but who had a passionate and sensual love of color, was impatient to escape the routine of art school drawing. For his fortune, he was found by Makart's instructors to be devoid of all talent and forced to leave the Vienna Academy.