Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 25 February 1861, in Vienna; died 20 February 1927, in Klosterneuburg.
Painter, draughtsman, illustrator.
Adolf Böhm was a co-founder, together with Gustav Klimt and the architect Joseph Hoffmann, of the Viennese Sezession movement in the closing years of the 19th century. Vienna was the city where 'Jugendstil' (literally, 'Youthful Style'), a movement that rejected academic conformity, first flowered; it would later spread to Germany, France, Belgium, England and elsewhere. He taught in the women's department of the academy of fine arts ...