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Gustav Klimt
Birth name Gustav Klimt
Born 14 July 1862
Baumgarten (near Vienna), Austrian Empire
Died 6 February 1918(1918-02-06) (aged 55)
Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Nationality Imperial Austrian
Field Painter
Movement Symbolism, Art Nouveau
Works Judith and the Head of Holofernes, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, The Kiss, Danaë
Influenced Egon Schiele

Gustav Klimt (14 July 1862 – 6 February 1918) was an Austrian Symbolist painter. He was one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. His major works include paintings, murals, sketches, and other art objects.

Klimt died of influenza in Vienna.

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