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Gustav Klimt – The Kiss

November 10, 2009

The Kiss

Gustav Klimt‘s “The Kiss” (1908)

Current Location: Österreichische Galerie, Vienna, Austria

Gustav’s father, Ernst Klimt, formerly from Bohemia, was a gold engraver, which had a huge influence on his use of gold foil. The Austrian National Gallery,  after being compelled by a national arbitration board, has returned five paintings by Gustav Klimt to a Los Angeles woman, the heir of a Jewish family that had its art stolen by the Nazis. The paintings are estimated to be worth at least $150 million.

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  1. Liza West permalink
    November 16, 2009 11:16 am

    One of my favs! Love this site Bradley!

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