Textile sample Gustav Klimt (Austrian, Baumgarten Vienna) Manufacturer: Wiener Werkstätte Date: ca. 1920 Classification: Textiles-Printed Credit Line: Gift of Joanne F. du Pont and John F. Pleasants, in memory of Enos Rogers Pleasants, III, 1984
"The Kiss" - Gustave Klimt is his most famous work. He used oil paints and gold leaf as his medium. His inspiration came from the Byzantine mosaics he saw during a trip to Italy a few years before the conception of this work.