|LC Classifications||PS3608.I275 P35 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2004062762|
The Painted Kiss: A Novel Hardcover – April 5, by Elizabeth Hickey (Author)/5(81). A provocative love story that brings to life Vienna's cultural milieu, The Painted Kiss is as compelling as a work by Klimt himself. Product Details About the Author/5(8). The Painted Kiss on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(81). In her passionate and atmospheric debut novel, The Painted Kiss, Elizabeth Hickey reimagines the relationship between Gustav Klimt and the woman whose name he uttered with his dying breath. Vienna in was a city of elegant cafés, grand opera houses, and a thriving and adventurous artistic community. It was there that twelve-year-old Emilie Flöge met the con-troversial libertine and /5(7).
In "The Painted Kiss," novelist Elizabeth Hickey suggests that while Emilie Floge regarded Gustav Klimt as the lover of her dreams, she was never fully able to solely capture his attentions despite their apparent closeness and the fact that her name was the last word he spoke as he died from pneumonia/5(80). THE PAINTED KISS is the story of Emilie Flöge, a successful fashion designer who, as a young girl in lates Vienna, meets the enigmatic artist Gustav Klimt and his brother, Ernst. Hired by her father to provide art lessons for Emilie and her sister, Helene, Gustav embarks on a long-standing, passionate, and difficult relationship with Emilie that spans their entire lives. A Painted Kiss gives you insight on the life of the artist Gustav Klimt through his lover's eyes, Emilie Floge. She first meets the Gustav as a 12 year-old girl. Her parents asked him to give their youngest daughter drawing lessons. Emilie has many emotions running /5(5). The aged first-person narrator of The Painted Kiss is at the same time its female protagonist Emilie Flöge. The author has her tell the story of her life and of her relationship with Gustav Klimt between and his death from her own point of view alternating diary entries from the last months of World War II and flashbacks that are interspersed with italicised passages about some of .
The Painted Kiss follows Emilie as she blossoms from a naïve young girl to one of Europe's most exclusive couturiers—and Klimt's most beloved model and mistress. A provocative love story that brings to life Vienna's cultural milieu, The Painted Kiss is as compelling as a work by Klimt himself. The Painted Kiss; About the Book; About the Book. About the Book The Painted Kiss. by Elizabeth Hickey. In her passionate and atmospheric debut novel, The Painted Kiss, Elizabeth Hickey reimagines the relationship between Gustav Klimt and the woman whose name he uttered with his dying breath. Vienna in was a city of elegant cafés, grand. The Story Behind Gustav Klimt’s Shimmering Symbolist Painting ‘The Kiss’ By Kelly Richman-Abdou on J THE PAINTED KISS Elizabeth Hickey, Author. Atria $24 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. The Wayward Muse; Buy this book .