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KLIMT, Gustav (1862 - 1918), Painter, draughtsman, decorative designer, ceramicist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KLIMT, Gustav (1862 - 1918), Painter, draughtsman, decorative designer, ceramicist

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Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 July 1862, in Baumgarten, near Vienna; died 6 February 1918, in Vienna.

Painter, draughtsman, decorative designer, ceramicist, lithographer, illustrator. Figure compositions, allegorical subjects, figures, nudes, portraits, landscapes. Wall decorations, designs for tapestries, designs for mosaics, designs for jewellery.

Symbolism, Art Nouveau.

Vienna Secession group, Wiener Werkstätte group.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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