Gustav Klimt - Masterpieces of Art [Hodge]

Gustav Klimt, well known for his sensual, arresting depictions of women (The KissFulfillmentThe Tree of Life), was a founder of the Viennese Secession movement at the turn of the 20th century, Vienna's own Art Nouveau. His extravagant work, was an obsessive manifestation of the dazzling intellectual society of his time and he painted very large canvases combining oils with gold foil. This beautiful new book brings together a wide selection of Klimt’s magnificent work.