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Gustav Wertheimer : “The Kiss of the Siren” (1882)

Archival Inkjet on Matte Finish Fine Art Paper

The Ibis’s giclée process uses archival pigment inks on 100% cotton rag paper to achieve crisp detail and rich, lasting color. Unlike posters, they will not yellow with time, but will maintain their original quality for as long as you own them. If you are unhappy with your print for any reason, you are welcome to return it for a full refund.

This erotically-charged piece by Gustav Wertheimer depicts an ancient mariner locked in a rapturous kiss with a beautiful siren, who threatens to drown him in the fathomless depths of her passion. An Austrian painter associated with the symbolist movement, his nautical works include several variations on this motif, as well as numerous related pieces involving stormy waters, bare-skinned maidens, and the alluring dangers of the sea.

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