Measures: 84,5 x 117 cm
Technique: Oil on canvas
Depository: Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien
This painting was the sample for the book published by Gerlach&Schenk in Vienna under the name Allegorie und Emblem - Allegory & Emblem. The book was as defined by historism a collection of samples concerning the form vocabulary. Fable is one of Klimt's earliest self-contained paintings.