(1862-1918) was an Austrian painter who played a key role in the Vienna Art Nouveau movement. Art Nouveau
, also known as Jugendstil (German for "youth style"), was widely popular at the turn of the 20th century. Paintings in this style incorporate flowers
, plants and other organic materials along with flowing, curving lines.
In 2006, Klimt's 1907 portrait "Adele Bloch-Bauer" sold for $135 million, and at that time was the highest reported price ever paid for a piece of art sold at auction. Today, favorite Klimt wall prints include "The Kiss," "Mother and Child
," and "Beechwood Forest."