Gustav Klimt, Beethoven Frieze

Gustav Klimt, Beethoven Frieze, 1902, Vienna Secession Hall

The heirs of the Austrian Jewish collector who owned this work before World War II lost their case to recover it in 2015. Learn more in the March 7, 2015 New York Times article.

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Gustav Klimt, Beethoven Frieze," in Smarthistory, December 5, 2015, accessed March 26, 2017,