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Jul 14, 2012 at 04:22pm IST

Gustav Klimt's 150th birthday: His masterpieces

New Delhi: With the view to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt, Google, on the one hand, replaced its logo with the doodle that includes Klimt's most famous work - "The Kiss," which was painted by him between 1907-08, while the Belvedere Museum in Vienna, Austria devotes a comprehensive temporary exhibition to Gustav Klimt, the most renowned Austrian painter and a trailblazer of Modernism.

Over 150 years, Klimt has become a phenomenon not only in art theory, but also in contemporary history.

Here are some of the masterpieces by Gustav Klimt:

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Kiss, 1908, Oil, silver and gold plating on canvas, 180 x 180 cm

Here are some of the masterpieces by Gustav Klimt:

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Judith, 1901, Oil and gold plating on canvas , 84 x 42 cm

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Avenue in the Park of Schloss Kammer, 1912, Oil on canvas, 110 x 110 cm

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Court actor Josef Lewinsky as Carlos in Clavigo, 1895, Oil on canvas, 60 x 44 cm

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Farm Garden with Sunflowers, 1907, oil on canvas, 110 x 110 cm

Fritza Riedler, 1906, Oil on canvas, 153 x 133 cm

Friends (Water Snakes I), 1904–1907, Mixed media and gold on parchment, 50 x 20 cm

Salome, 1909, Oil on canvas, 176 x 46 cm

The Family, 1909/1910, Oil on canvas, 90 x 90 cm

Portrait of Bruno Grimschitz, 1915, Oil on canvas, 159,5 x 108 cm

Mother and Two Children, 1915–1917, Oil on canvas, 150 x 160 cm

The photos have been taken from www.belvedere.at

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