Facts about Gustav Klimt

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Gustav Klimt was a famous Artist from Austria, who lived between July 14, 1862 and February 6, 1918. He/she became 55 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 12 quotes who is written / told by Gustav.

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Famous quotes by Gustav Klimt (12)


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"Whoever wants to know something about me - as an artist which alone is significant - they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want"
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"True relaxation, which would do me the world of good, does not exist for me"
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"There is nothing that special to see when looking at me. I'm a painter who paints day in day out, from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes, more rarely portraits"
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"There is no self-portrait of me"
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"Sometimes I miss out the morning's painting session and instead study my Japanese books in the open"
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"On my first days here I did not start work immediately but, as planned, I took it easy for a few days - flicked through books, studied Japanese art a little"
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"If the weather is good I go into the nearby wood - there I am painting a small beech forest (in the sun) with a few conifers mixed in. This takes until 8 'o clock"
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"I can paint and draw. I believe this myself and a few other people say that they believe this too. But I'm not certain of whether it's true"
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"Even when I have to write a simple letter I'm scared stiff as if faced with looming seasickness"
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"Although even when I am being idle I have plenty of food for thought both early and late - thoughts both about and not about art"
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"All art is erotic"
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"After tea it's back to painting - a large poplar at dusk with a gathering storm. From time to time instead of this evening painting session I go bowling in one of the neighbouring villages, but not very often"


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