Fernand Khnopff – Listening to Schumann

One of my favorite works by  the Belgian painter Fernand Khnopff is “Listening to Schumann”; you can feel the intensity of the music by the posture of the sitter:


His “Head of a Woman” is also terrific, and you can see clearly why he was such an influence on Klimt:

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