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Gustav Klimt

Mäda Primavesi (1903–2000), 1912–1913

Oil on canvas
59 × 43 1/2 in
149.9 × 110.5 cm
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Gift of André and Clara Mertens, in memory of her mother, Jenny Pulitzer Steiner, 1964), licensed under CC0 … Read more
Gustav Klimt
Austrian, 1862–1918
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Gustav Klimt is best known for his opulently gilded art nouveau portraits of women that epitomize fin-de-siècle Vienna. His Symbolist pastiches of pale nudes, allegorical gardens and erotic content served as the basis for many American psychedelic poster designs in the 1960s. Early in his career, Klimt was supported generously by the Viennese community, and received several commissions for murals in theaters and the Museum Kunsthistorisches. Early narrative paintings depicted heavy subjects such as anxiety, doubt, sexuality, and death, but in later years, he turned toward landscape painting, exploring light and abstract patterns of nature. His most famous paintings are The Kiss (1907) and Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer (1907), which sold for a record auction price of more than 100 million dollars in 2006.

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Gustav Klimt
Austrian, 1862–1918
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Gustav Klimt is best known for his opulently gilded art nouveau portraits of women that epitomize fin-de-siècle Vienna. His Symbolist pastiches of pale nudes, allegorical gardens and erotic content served as the basis for many American psychedelic poster designs in the 1960s. Early in his career, Klimt was supported generously by the Viennese community, and received several commissions for murals in theaters and the Museum Kunsthistorisches. Early narrative paintings depicted heavy subjects such as anxiety, doubt, sexuality, and death, but in later years, he turned toward landscape painting, exploring light and abstract patterns of nature. His most famous paintings are The Kiss (1907) and Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer (1907), which sold for a record auction price of more than 100 million dollars in 2006.

Gustav Klimt

Mäda Primavesi (1903–2000), 1912–1913

Oil on canvas
59 × 43 1/2 in
149.9 × 110.5 cm
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