Painting of a sunflower by Gustav Klimt
© Belvedere, Wien

Floral greeting

Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Koloman Moser, Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Anton Romako, Hans Makart and Gerhard Richter are the most famous artists whose works can be seen in the exhibition "Say it with flowers!". Flower pictures had a strong symbolic power through the ages. In 19th century Vienna, the flower painting achieved incomparable variety, quality and significance.

Works from the late 18th to the beginning of the 20th century can be seen in the exhibition. Flower painting stands for the general development of art history and the associated liberation from the academic norm. Women like Pauline Koudelka-Schmerling or Olga Wisinger-Florian, who were initially excluded from academic training, were able to make a name for themselves in this genre for the first time.

Say it with flowers! Viennese flower painting from Waldmüller to Klimt

June 22 to September 30, 2018

Lower Belvedere, Orangery (Belvedere - Unteres Belvedere & Orangerie)

Rennweg 6, 1030 Wien
  • Prices

    • Young people under 19   €0 €
  • Opening times

    • daily, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 21:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • ( Door  90  cm  wide )
        Rennweg 6
      • Ramp 600  cm  long , 200  cm  high
    • Elevator available
      • 140 cm wide and 90 cm low
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Guided tours for groups in Austrian sign language and for the visually impaired (tactile tours).
      Reduced admission for persons with special needs and their escorts.

    • Comments

      Lower Belvedere Shop & Orangerie: no steps

      Orangery entrance: wheelchair access via link corridor from Lower Belvedere to the Orangery, 2 single, paned doors (each 131 cm wide). Wheelchair-accessible restroom in the Orangery.

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