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Gustav Klimt
Love of country and love of women

Gustav Klimt, The Artists
Portrait of Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was an Austrian artist born on July 14, 1862. Klimt contributed to the Vienna Secessionist and Art Nouveau movements and died on February 6, 1918.

Portrait of Helen Klimt, Gustav Klimt

Portrait of Helen Klimt 1893

Young Girl Seated, Gustav Klimt

Young Girl Seated 1894

Music 1, Gustav Klimt

Music 1 1895

Portrait of Sonja Knips, Gustav Klimt

Portrait of Sonja Knips 1898

Attersee, Gustav Klimt

Attersee 1900

Whoever wants to know something about me - as an artist which alone is significant - they should look attentively at my pictures...

On Fear and Self Portraits 1900

True relaxation, which would do me the world of good, does not exist for me.

The Daily Routine 1900

Judith and the Head of Holofernes, Gustav Klimt

Judith and the Head of Holofernes 1901

Beech Grove 1, Gustav Klimt

Beech Grove 1 1902

Goldfish, Gustav Klimt

Goldfish 1901 – 1902

Portrait of Emilie Flöge, Gustav Klimt

Portrait of Emilie Flöge 1902

Portrait of Marie Henneberg, Gustav Klimt

Portrait of Marie Henneberg 1901 – 1902

Hope 1, Gustav Klimt

Hope 1 1903

Rosebushes under the Trees, Gustav Klimt

Rosebushes under the Trees 1905

The Three Ages of Woman, Gustav Klimt

The Three Ages of Woman 1905

Portrait of Fritza Riedler, Gustav Klimt

Portrait of Fritza Riedler 1906

Farm Garden with Sunflowers, Gustav Klimt

Farm Garden with Sunflowers 1907

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, Gustav Klimt

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I 1907

Water Snakes 1, Gustav Klimt

Water Snakes 1 1904 – 1907

Danaë, Gustav Klimt

Danaë 1907 – 1908

Hope 2, Gustav Klimt

Hope 2 1907 – 1908

The Kiss, Gustav Klimt

The Kiss 1907 – 1908

Portrait of Mäda Primavesi, Gustav Klimt

Portrait of Mäda Primavesi 1912

Ria Munk on her Deathbed, Gustav Klimt

Ria Munk on her Deathbed 1912

Death and Life, Gustav Klimt

Death and Life 1910 – 1915

Litzlberg on the Attersee, Gustav Klimt

Litzlberg on the Attersee 1914 – 1915

Portrait of Amalie Zuckerlandl, Gustav Klimt

Portrait of Amalie Zuckerlandl 1917

Adam and Eve, Gustav Klimt

Adam and Eve 1917 – 1918

Infant, Gustav Klimt

Infant 1917 – 1918

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