In both the Modern and Contemporary eras, writers, poets, architects, and painters all named Gustav or Gustave dominated the art scenes. This entry offers you a list of these movers and shakers.
Gustave Courbet, 1819-1877. (Warning! Website NSFW with its extremely explicit nudity.)
Self-Portrait or The Man with a Pipe.
Gustave Flaubert, 1821-1880.
He wrote Madame Bovary.
Gustave Moreau, 1826-1898.
Gustave Eiffel, 1832-1923. Do I even need to mention the Eiffel Tower?
Gustav Caillebotte, 1848-1894.
Still Life with Crayfish
Double Door China Cabinet, image courtesy of Photobucket and Suzannetique.
Gustave Kahn, 1859-1936.
You can read his book, La Pluie et le Beau Temps.
And you can check out if you and him would have made a good couple.
Gustav Mahler, 1860-1912.
Symphony No.1 “Titan”
Gustav Klimt, 1862-1918.
Gustav Vermehren, 1863-1931.
Gustave Verbeek, 1867-1937.
Gustav Vigeland, 1869-1943.
Gustav Holst, 1874-1934.
Mars: The Bringer of War
Gustav Camus, 1914-1984.
Gustave Kaitz, 1913-1992.
Gustave Verdult, contemporary musician.