Measures: 180 x 128 cm
Technique: Oil on canvas
Depository: Privately owned
Executed in 1917-18, Frauenbildnis (Portrait of Ria Munk III) is the third and final painting in a series of three portraits commissioned by the Munk family of their daughter Ria. One of the last and most modern of Klimt’s full-length female portraits, the painting offers a glimpse into the working methods of Gustav Klimt.
Aranka Munk was the sister of Serena Lederer, Klimt’s most important patron.
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