The Tree of Life from the Stoclet Frieze.
 Klimt, Gustav, 1862-1918

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Title:The Tree of Life from the Stoclet Frieze
Notes:Revelation 22:2 -- "On either side of the river is the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, producing its fruit each month; and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations." -- Gustav Klimt designed a frieze combining mosaic with painted sections for the dining-room of the Palais Stoclet in Brussels. It consists of 15 marble panels, 6 feet high, representing an abundantly spreading Tree of Life. In its branches swarm brightly colored birds and butterflies.

Artist:Klimt, Gustav, 1862-1918

Scripture:Revelation 2:2
Lectionary links:CEast06
General Subject:Tree of Life
ICONCLASS Number:1025G3

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Attribution:Klimt, Gustav, 1862-1918. The Tree of Life from the Stoclet Frieze, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved April 16, 2021]. Original source:
Record Number:46730 Last Updated: 2020-11-27 20:01:38 Record Created: 2006-08-15 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition