Gustav Klimt’s Mother, Anna

Gustav Klimt’s Mother, Anna

This post is about the mother of the Viennese artist Gustav Klimt. She was clearly a very important figure for Klimt – he never married, and despite fathering 14 illegitimate children (allegedly), and having a life long companion in Emilie Flöge, he lived with his mother for his whole life. Her name was Anna Klimt, and this is the little I know about her:

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Happy Mother’s Day 2012

Happy Mother’s Day 2012

More old photographs, this time to celebrate my very own mum on Mother’s Day.   Though I’m sure this photograph was taken long before I was born, I love it because it captures my mum’s great laugh, which is still going strong …  ... Read More