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 Gustav Klimt - “Whoever wants to know something about me - as an artist which alone is significant - they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.”
 Gustav Klimt - “True relaxation, which would do me the world of good, does not exist for me.”
 Gustav Klimt - “There is no self-portrait of me.”
 Gustav Klimt - “On my first days here I did not start work immediately but, as planned, I took it easy for a few days - flicked through books, studied Japanese art a little.”
 Gustav Klimt - “I can paint and draw. I believe this myself and a few other people say that they believe this too. But I'm not certain of whether it's true.”
 Gustav Klimt - “Even when I have to write a simple letter I'm scared stiff as if faced with looming seasickness.”
 Gustav Klimt - “All art is erotic.”
 Gustav Klimt - “Although even when I am being idle I have plenty of food for thought both early and late - thoughts both about and not about art.”
 Gustav Klimt - “After tea it's back to painting - a large poplar at dusk with a gathering storm. From time to time instead of this evening painting session I go bowling in one of the neighbouring villages, but not very often.”
 Gustav Klimt - “Today I want to start working again in earnest - I'm looking forward to it because doing nothing does become rather boring after a while.”
 Gustav Klimt - “If the weather is good I go into the nearby wood - there I am painting a small beech forest (in the sun) with a few conifers mixed in. This takes until 8 'o clock.”
 Gustav Klimt - “There is nothing that special to see when looking at me. I'm a painter who paints day in day out, from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes, more rarely portraits.”
 Gustav Klimt - “Sometimes I miss out the morning's painting session and instead study my Japanese books in the open.”
 Gustav Klimt - “Then I paint again for a while if the sun is shining a picture of the lake, if it's overcast then a landscape from the window of my room.”