The Estate of Gustav Klimt,
Galerie Kornfeld, Bern,
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We have built up a strong reputation for the quality of the paintings, drawings and sculpture that we curate, exhibit and sell. Our professional associations with bodies such as The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) and the Association of Art & Antique Dealers (LAPADA) are as a result of our reputation for integrity, our wide knowledge of fine arts and the high quality of our stock. Our business standards and expertise are reviewed regularly to adhere vigorously to enforced Codes. Our memberships and commitment to its Code of Conducts gives our buyers confidence when purchasing a work from us.
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We offer the following services which we will be happy to discuss with you following your purchase, alternatively, you can enquire for more information.
We offer insurance appraisals to protect your prised artwork and help you find the right cover and policy for you.
We are able to advise on framing and have access to every type and style to suit any artistic period or room setting.
The nature of the materials involved in a painting mean that on occasion some pieces are susceptible to movement and the effects of natural ageing. We are able to provide advice on practical measures to conserve the original condition of a piece and have relationships with restorers and framers to offer you a range of services to meet your needs.
Gustav Klimt, is a 19th century Austrian painter internationally renowed for his symbolist paintings,
gaining him fame which has continued to sustain his reputation into the contemporary day. Due to his
level of impecable skill in both the execution of his work and his ability to fabricte a narrative within his
compositions, he became a highly prominent member of the Vienna Secesssion movement. Klimt is
known for his murals, sketches and other objects d’art. His primary focus was on the female body
resulting in his paintings being marked by a frank eroticism. In addition to these works Klimt also worked
on landscapes and took inspiration from japanese art and its methods.
In his early life Klimt was born in Baumgarten near Vienna in Austria•Hunagary into an artistic family.
When attending the school Vienna Kunstgewerbeschule, a school of arts and crafts where he studied
architectual painting, Klimt lived in poverty. Additonally, when studying Klimt readily accepted the
principles of a conservative training shown from his earlier work as it is shown to be of a more academic