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Carl Moll gained renown and influence in Vienna art circles as one of the founders of the Vienna Secession in 1897, a reaction against the restrictions of academic painting. While no one style characterized all the artists under its banner, the Secession introduced many of the elements now associated with Art Nouveau, including an emphasis on geometric design. In addition to more Modernist elements, Moll himself was particularly influenced by Vermeer, and in A Connoisseur in His Study we find the meticulously detailed interior typical of Vermeers work. In 1905, a dispute between members of the Secession, some of whom...
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