Gustav Klimt was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches and other objets d'art. His primary subject was the female body.
Gustav Klimt in 1902 Klimt disliked being interrupted while working so he arranged his visits over breakfast at the Cafe Tivoli. Friends where allowed to drop by and chat but after that he returned to his studio alone to work undisturbed.