Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Fernand Khnopff's "Incense" - 1898

“Art transports us from the world of man’s activity to a world of aestethic excalation.”
– Clive Bell ‘The Aesthetic Hypothesis’, London  1914

“Incense” - Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921), pastel on charcoal and paper, 1898, Collection: Vlaamse Gemeenschap, location: MSK Gent. (Khnopff’s sister Marguerite was model for this triptych of which only one part is made)

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