Klimt, Ernst

PAINTER (AUSTRIA)
BORN 3 Jan 1864, Wien - DIED 9 Dec 1892, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Baumgartner Friedhof, Waidhausenstraße 52 (Gruppe T, Nummer 1929)

Ernst Klimt was a younger brother of Gustav Klimt. He attended the Kunstgewerbeschule in Vienna. He was a pupil of Ferdinand Julius Laufberger (1829-1881). Ernst, Gustav and their friend Franz Matsch founded their own company in 1881. Ernst decorated several theatres.

In 1891 he married Helene Flöge. the sister of Klimt's friend Emilie Flöge. They had a daughter, Helene. But in December 1892 Ernst died, aged only 28. He was buried at the Baumgartner Friedhof in Vienna in the same grave as his father, who had died a few months earlier.

Family
• Wife: Flöge, Helene (1891-1892)

Related persons
• is brother/sister of Klimt, Gustav
• cooperated with Klimt, Gustav

Sources
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Images

The grave of Ernst Klimt at the Baumgartner Friedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (25 Aug 2016)

 


Klimt, Gustav

Published: 11 Jun 2017
Last update: 11 Jun 2017