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“The Kiss” by Gustav Klimt Named Most Romantic Oil Painting for Valentine’s Day 2011

Klimt’s Masterpiece Portraying a Man and Woman in a Passionate Embrace Garnered the Highest Traffic in overstockArt.com’s Romantic Gallery

 
 
The Kiss_Gustav Klimt
PRLog - Jan. 27, 2011 - WICHITA, Kan. -- Wichita, Kan., Jan. 27, 2011 – The popular online art gallery overstockArt.com, published today its official Top 10 list for most romantic painting for Valentine’s Day 2011. Topping the chart is Gustav Klimt’s sensual masterpiece “The Kiss.” Other artists named on the 2011 Valentine’s Day Top 10 Romantic Oil Paintings list include Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Vincent van Gogh.

The oil paintings that made the 2011 Valentine’s Day Top 10 Romantic Oil Paintings list are:
1.  “The Kiss,” Gustav Klimt –http://www.overstockart.com/kissfullview2.html
2.  “Dance in the City,” Pierre-Auguste Renoir -http://www.overstockart.com/danceincity2.html    
3.  “The Lovers,” Pablo Picasso –http://www.overstockart.com/heart.html
4.   “Lovers with Half Moon, 1926,” Marc Chagall - http://www.overstockart.com/lowihamo19.html
5.  “The Heart,” Henri Matisse –http://www.overstockart.com/heart.html
6.  “Fulfillment (The Embrace),” Gustav Klimt –http://www.overstockart.com/fulfillment.html    
7.  “The Bridal Pair with The Eiffel Tower,” Marc Chagall - http://www.overstockart.com/lowihamo19.html  
8.  “Dance in the Country,” Pierre-Auguste Renoir - http://www.overstockart.com/danceincountry.html
9.  “Hand with Bouquet,” Pablo Picasso - http://www.overstockart.com/hawibo.html
10.  “Noon: Rest from Work,” Vincent van Gogh - http://www.overstockart.com/afsies.html

More than 3,000,000 page views to overstockArt.com’s romantic gallery, http://www.overstockArt.com/romantic.htm,  were tracked. According to the click tracking, “The Kiss,” was the most sought after painting clicked at almost 37 percent, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir's “Dance in the City” garnered 25 percent of the clicks to grab second.

“Klimt’s work uniquely reveals the sensuality of life and relationships – which is testament in his masterpieces ‘The Kiss’ and ‘Fulfillment (The Embrace),’” said David Sasson, founder and president of overstockArt.com. “His distinctive style remains extremely popular, which is evidenced by the fact that ‘The Kiss’ was named the most romantic oil painting of the year and was our third best-selling oil painting in 2010.”

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overstockArt.com is the web’s leading distributors of art reproduction oil paintings, with more than 100,000 wall décor combinations to choose from. In business since 2002, the company provides decorating assistance, custom framing and commercial wall decorating services. With an inventory of more than 60,000 paintings in stock at all times, order wait is minimal. The Wichita-based online art gallery was recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. in the 2010 Inc. 500|5000 list. For more information, visit http://www.overstockArt.com.

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