|Birth||27 March 1853, Krefeld, Düsseldorf Government Region, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany|
|Death||13 June 1916, Krems an der Donau, Lower Austria, Austria (aged 63 years)|
Wilhelm Gause (27 March 1853 – 13 June 1916) was a German-Austrian painter. He studied at the Düsseldorf Academy, and in 1888 exhibited his work in Vienna.
Perhaps Gause's most famous work is Court Ball at the Hofburg. Created in 1900, it hangs today within the walls of the Wien Museum Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria. It depicts aristocrats crowding around Franz Joseph I of Austria at the Hofburg Imperial Palace.
On 28 January 2011, Another painting of his, Party on the Ice, 1909 was sold at Sotheby's in New York for $13,750.