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10 Spectacular Gustav Klimt Tattoos That Will Impress You

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10 Spectacular Gustav Klimt Tattoos That Will Impress You

Frequently named-checked as the Father of Art Nouveau, painter Gustav Klimt continues to inspire artists around the world some 98 years after his death (aged 55). His iconic artworks were filled with all manner of erotic scenes and nude woman were once considered pornographic by his peers.

His most critically-acclaimed work is simply titled 'The Kiss', it's considered by many to be the highlight of his "Golden Period" on account of its beauty and contemporary feel. Using a combination of oils and gold leaf, the work still looks fresh and vibrant some 109 years since it's creation.

As a tribute to the visionary painter, present day tattooists are adding their own unique twist to the work of Austrian symbolist. Even in the modern world of art and design, is undoubted influence and talent continues to loom large inspiring a new generation of artists.

Here's our personal selection of our favourite Gustav Klimt tattoos from around the world.

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via Alice Kendall

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via Guido Perrotta

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via Carolyn LeBourgeois.

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via Alexey Buzunov

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via Peter Aurisch

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via Thea Duskin

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via Marco Rossetti

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via Léa Nahon

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via Amanda Wachob

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via Micro Is Dead

For more visual goodness, make sure you also check out these Erotic Artworks Amazingly Brought Back To Life In The Present Day

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