Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 - February 6, 1918) was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of Vienna Art Nouveau movement.
His major works include paintings, murals, sketches and other art objects, many of which are on display in the Vienna Secession gallery. One of the founding members of the so-called Wiener Sezession (Vienna Secession) and a periodical "Ver Sacrum". Klimt is known for his use of gold in paintings. This can be seen in the painting to the right, Judith I, painted in 1901.
- Vienna University mural paintings
- Palais Stocklet mosaic in Brussels
- "Salome" (1909)
- "The Kiss" (1907)
- Beethoven frieze at Secession gallery in Vienna