Details: This poster is of a detail from The Kiss, by Gustav Klimt. It depicts a couple, in various shades of gold and symbols, sharing a kiss against a bronze background. The two figures are situated at the edge of a flowered escarpment. The man is wearing neutral coloured rectangles and a crown of vines, the woman wears brightly coloured tangent circles and flowers in her hair. The embrace is enveloped by triangular vining and a veil of concentric circles.
Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 - February 6, 1918) was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Art Nouveau (Vienna Secession) movement. Klimt's primary subject was the female body and his works are marked by a frank eroticism. His works include The Kiss, Adele Bloch-Bauer, Judith and the Head of Holofernes, Avenue in Schlob Kammer Park, Danae, The Friends, The Virgins, Mada Primavesi, Mulher sentada, Tree of Life, Water Serpents, Beethoven Frienze, Apple Tree, Death and Life, and many others.