Klimt penned this quotation in 1913, the same year he completed his important painting, "Die Jungfrau" which hangs in the National Gallery of Prague. The quotation is written on cream colored paper that has evenly aged. Additional images available on request. In our search, we have not identified the source of the quote as other than Klimt himself. He was a singular artist with few followers whose popularity and significance has grown over the past century since 1918.