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Gustav Klimt

The Altar of Dionysos (Scetch for a ceiling fresco in the Wiener Burgtheater), 1886

Oil on canvas
12 3/5 × 62 1/5 in
32 × 158 cm
location
Vienna
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© Bank Austria Kunstsammlung, Vienna
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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Gustav Klimt

The Altar of Dionysos (Scetch for a ceiling fresco in the Wiener Burgtheater), 1886

Oil on canvas
12 3/5 × 62 1/5 in
32 × 158 cm
location
Vienna
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