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Avant-Garde European Art, Gustav Klimt Austria (1862-1018)

Color Giclees, limited edition, numbered & certified,  framed finished size 20x24" 















Klimt_10_The dancer_1916_9.jpg (103812 bytes) Klimt_07_Portrait_of_a_lady.jpg (113316 bytes) Klimt_09_Portrait_of_Adele_2_1912.jpg (102058 bytes) Klimt_01_Eugenia Primavesi_HQ.jpg (235742 bytes)
The dancer Portrait of a lady Portrait of Adele 2 Eugenia Primavesi
Klimt_02_Girl friend.jpg (105602 bytes) Klimt_06_Portrait_of_Joanna_Staude.jpg (100080 bytes) Klimt_08_Portrait_of_Adele_1.jpg (93118 bytes) Klimt_03_Hope 2.jpg (103792 bytes)
Girl friend Portrait of Joanna Staude Portrait of Adele 1 Hope 2
Klimt_04_Houses_at_Unterach.jpg (135920 bytes) The three ages of woman, 1905  Death and life, 1916 Klimt_04_Houses_at_Unterach_HQ.jpg (257488 bytes)
Houses at Unterach on the Atteresee The three ages of woman Death and life Houses at Unterach on the Atteresee
Baby, 1917 The bride, 1917 Birch wood, 1903  
Baby The bride Birch wood


Gustav Klimt 1862-1018  Born in Austria, Painter, His major works include paintings, Murals, sketches and other art objects, many of which are on display in the Vienna Secession gallery, his primary subject was the female body. His father, Ernst Klimt, was an old engraver. Klimt's ambition was to be a musical performer, he lived in poverty for most of his childhood.

In 1876, Klimt was enrolled in the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts, where he studied until 1883, and received training as an  architectural painter. Unlike many young artists, Klimt accepted the principles of conservative Academic training. Klimt, his brothers and their friend Franz Matsch began working together as a team called the "Company of Artists". Klimt began his professional career painting interior murals and ceilings in large public buildings as well allegories & emblems..

In 1888, Klimt received the Golden order of Merit from the Emperor for his contributions to art. He also became an honorary member of the university of Vienna & Munich. In the early 1890s, Klimt met Emilie Flöge, who,  was to be his companion until the end of his life, during that period Klimt fathered at least 14 children.