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Self portrait -Gustav Klimt
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Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 - February 6, 1918) was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Art Nouveau (Vienna Secession) movement. His major works include paintings, murals, sketches, and other art objects, many of which are on display in the Vienna Secession gallery. Klimt's primary subject was the female body, and his works are marked by a frank eroticism--nowhere is this more apparent than in his numerous drawings in pencil (see Mulher sentada, below).

Klimt was born in Baumgarten, near Vienna, the second of seven children, three boys and four girls. All three sons displayed artistic talent early on. His father, Ernst Klimt, formerly from Bohemia, was a gold engraver. Ernst married Anna Klimt (nee Finster), whose unrealized ambition was to be a musical performer. Klimt lived in poverty for most of his childhood, as work was scarce and the economy difficult for immigrants.


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The Kiss - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
The Kiss
Sunflower - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Sunflower
Allegory of Sculpture - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Allegory of Sculpture
The Maiden - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
The Maiden
Tree of Life - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Tree of Life
The Tree of Life - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
The Tree of Life
Mother and Child - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Mother and Child
Mada Primavesi  1912 - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Mada Primavesi 1912
Portrait Of Adele Bloch Bauer I - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Portrait Of Adele Bloch Bauer I
Portrait Of Amalie Zuckerkandl (unfinished) - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Portrait Of Amalie Zuckerkandl (unfinished)
Goldfish - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Goldfish
The Three Ages Of Woman - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
The Three Ages Of Woman
Water Serpents II - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Water Serpents II
Sonja Knips  1898 - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Sonja Knips 1898
Beech Forest Buchenwald I - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Beech Forest Buchenwald I
Auditorium in the Old Burgtheater, Vienna - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Auditorium in the Old Burgtheater, Vienna
Garden Path With Chicken - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Garden Path With Chicken
Dance - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Dance
Birch Forest - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Birch Forest
Beethoven Frieze - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Beethoven Frieze
Hope II - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Hope II
Baby  1917-18 - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Baby 1917-18
Still Pond - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Still Pond
Expectation  1905-09 - Gustav Klimt - www.klimtgallery.org
Expectation 1905-09
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