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Gustav Klimt & Emilie Flöge Photographs

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$ 39.95 | £ 24.99

Hardcover with jacket ISBN: 978-3-7913-5247-3

Date of publication:
US July 23, 2012
UK June 25, 2012
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Nearly 250 photographs, some never before published, offer an intimate glimpse into one of the art world’s most famous love affairs.

Emilie Flöge was only a teenager when she met the painter Gustav Klimt, but their friendship soon evolved into a complex and loving relationship that lasted the rest of their lives. Alfred Weidinger, an acclaimed expert on Klimt and his contemporaries, has compiled an exhaustive collection of photographs relating to the artist and his designer muse. While Klimt took many of these shots, other photographers include Carl Schuster, Victor von Spitzer, Hugo Henneberg, Pauline Kruger Hamilton, Anton Josef Trcka (Antios), and unknown individuals who had access to the couple’s private lives. Presented chronologically, they offer insight into the creatively charged world that Klimt and Flöge inhabited — a world they influenced with their enormous talent and passions.

Agnes Husslein-Arco (Editor)

Agnes Husslein-Arco is Director of the Belvedere Museum in Vienna, Austria. Her books include »Egon Schiele: Self-Portraits and Portraits« (Prestel).


Alfred Weidinger (Editor)

Alfred Weidinger is Vice Director at the Belvedere Museum in Vienna, Austria. He is the author of numerous books on modern art, including »Gustav Klimt« (Prestel).

Hardcover with jacket, 240 pages, 23x28, 253 b/w illustrations

ISBN: 978-3-7913-5247-3

$ 39.95 | £ 24.99

Publishing House: Prestel

Date of publication:
US July 23, 2012
UK June 25, 2012

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