Hilma AF Klint was born in 1862 and died in 1944 as the result of a road accident at the age of 82. Hilma af Klint was a 19th and 20th century Swedish Abstract artist whose abstract oil painting on canvas was heavily influenced by her spiritual beliefs.
The Ten Largest No 2 1907 is the Hilma af Klint first abstract painting. Hilma af Klint was not widely known outside Sweden and she rarely exhibited during her lifetime. Upon her death, she left all of her artwork to her nephew, with very clear instructions that the storage boxes were not to be opened for 20 years. They were opened in the 1960's and it was then that the huge significance of more than 1200 works was recognized.
Hilma Klint believed that she was compelled by the spirits to create a series of extra large canvas wall art to be called Paintings for the Temple. There were 193 paintings which were completed over a nine year period.
Klint replica paintings from the Dove series are The Dove No 25, The Dove No 2 Hilma Af Klint The Ten Largest No 3 Youth Group IV 1907 and The Ten Largest No 1 1907 were also part of Paintings for the Temple.
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