Mahler And Klimt

David Huckvale traces the interweaving relationships between Gustav Mahler, the artist Gustav Klimt and Mahler's wife Alma.

Mahler was the model for one of the figures in Klimt's large Beethoven frieze in Vienna and he conducted Beethoven at its unveiling.

However, it was Alma who had first caught the eye of the painter, and the two of them were romantically involved four years before Alma met and married Mahler.

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David Huckvale traces the interweaving relationships between Gustav Mahler, the artist Gustav Klimt and Mahler's wife Alma.

Mahler was the model for one of the figures in Klimt's large Beethoven frieze in Vienna and he conducted Beethoven at its unveiling.

However, it was Alma who had first caught the eye of the painter, and the two of them were romantically involved four years before Alma met and married Mahler.