Gustav Klimt. Biography. Gustav Klimt was an Austrian symbolist painter well known for his paintings, murals, sketches and other works of art. He was born in Baumgarten, Austria-Hungary on the 14 th July 1862, and he died in Vienna on the 6 th 1918 at aged 55.
When working in this group they helped their teacher paint murals in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. It was after this that Klimpt began his professional career painting interior murals and ceilings in large public buildings on the Ringstraße.
Reproductions of the paintings Philosophy, Medicine and Jurisprudence (In order).
The Tree Of Life Painting is made from Gold and ceramic tiles, exotic woods, glass, and jewels.
The work looks like it has been created on hundreds of ceramic tiles as a small square pattern can be seen behind the detail in the painting.