Franz von Stuck’s scandalously erotic paintings, first and foremost The Sin, were both popular and controversial during his day. But his renown did not arise from his subject matter alone. Stuck also set new standards through his pictorial compositions and his compelling designs for the Munich Secession (founded 1892). The Vienna Secession emulated the latter when it was established in 1897. Read more.
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