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EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY: Klimt ... Poster boy to the masses - The Wokingham Paper
By Jeremy Edwards, from AntiqArt Gustav Klimt was an Austrian “Symbolist Painter” of some repute. He was born in July 1862 in Baumgarten, near Vienna. His mother had an unrealised ambition to be a musical performer, his father was a gold engraver. Young Gustav was the second of seven children the couple were to have …