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 Gustav Klimt  (1862 - 1918)

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Lived/Active: Austria/Germany      Known for: abstract portrait, figure, mural painting

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BIOGRAPHY for Gustav Klimt
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Birth
1862 (Vienna, Austria)
 
Death
1918 (Vienna, Austria)

Lived/Active
Austria/Germany




Often Known For
abstract portrait, figure, mural painting

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Gustav Klimt was born on July 14, 1862, the son of an Austrian jeweler. From the age of fourteen to twenty he studied at the School of Plastic Art in Vienna. From the age of eighteen he, his brother Ernst and Franz Matsch undertook commissions for decorative works.

In 1897 he became the first President of the Vienna Secession. Influenced first by Makart, he turned away from him after a trip to Vienna where he discovered Byzantine mosaics. In 1912, he withdrew from the Secession and becam (showing 500 of 16810 characters).



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