Life is a Struggle (Golden Rider), Gustav Klimt from the old master collection

Art code: 1 164 874 Copy the art code

Life is a Struggle (Golden Rider), Gustav Klimt (1903)

A knight in golden armor pushing on regardless of the evil snake obstructing his way fills most of the square canvas. The Austrian painter Gustav Klimt (1862–1918) began pursuing his own unique art practice after three paintings he was commissioned to produce for the ceiling of the Great Hall of the University of Vienna were criticized as “pornographic.” The appearance of the knight, which references Dürer’s Knight, Death and the Devil (1513), is an allusion to Klimt’s own circumstances at the time. Regarded as one of Klimt’s most important works, Life is a Struggle was once owned by the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein’s father.

Old Master collections

Discover more Old Masters in the following collections:

Customer reviews

This artwork doesn't have reviews yet.
3,766 customer rate us with a 4.7 / 5

    Rijndam Revalidatiecentrum
    Netherlands
    5 / 5
    Verified review from Kiyoh Ordered in March 2017
    Patricia
    Netherlands
    5 / 5
    Verified review from Kiyoh Ordered in April 2021
    Cynthia Deelstra
    Netherlands
    5 / 5
    Verified review from Google Ordered in July 2023
    Horst M.
    Germany
    4 / 5
    Verified review from Trusted Shops Ordered in October 2019
    sandra
    Netherlands
    5 / 5
    Verified review from Kiyoh Ordered in March 2019
    Createuniquemakeithome
    Netherlands
    5 / 5
    Verified review from Kiyoh Ordered in June 2019
    Willem Veldhoen Rensa
    Netherlands
    5 / 5
    Verified review from Kiyoh Ordered in July 2018
    Elena B.
    Germany
    5 / 5
    Verified review from Trusted Shops Ordered in July 2019
    Gabi B.
    Germany
    5 / 5
    Verified review from Trusted Shops Ordered in June 2022
    Kirsten S.
    Germany
    5 / 5
    Verified review from Trusted Shops Ordered in June 2023
    Karin F.
    Germany
    5 / 5
    Verified review from Trusted Shops Ordered in December 2021
    NICOLE
    Netherlands
    5 / 5
    Verified review from Kiyoh Ordered in April 2020

Pros and cons

  • Interchangeable art: buying a separate print and change your lookß
  • Optional acoustic function
  • Modern and affordable alternative to canvas
  • Simple construction kit, you have to put it together yourself. View the assembly instructions.

A modern alternative to canvas

With its modern and thin frame, available in the colors black, white, gold and silver, you mount an amazing looking artwork on your wall. And the size is not a limitations as you order it in 15 x 3 metres.

Time for a new look? Order a replacement print for your frame and you easily create a new look! Sustainable and affordable!

Are acoustics an issue? Choose for the optional sound absorbing panels and improve the acoustics.

Buy Life is a Struggle (Golden Rider), Gustav Klimt as a reproduction on canvas, ArtFrame, poster and wallpaper, printed on demand in high quality.

Get a 10% discount
Valid until 6 days and 17 hours !

Choose the material
About…
Choose options
Custom size…
ArtFrame comes as a simple construction kit. View self-assembly instructions.
A changeable Art Print is stretched into your existing ArtFrame
129,- 116,-
  • Incl. VAT, view shipping rates.
  • Custom made, view delivery times
10% discount settled!