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    Sale 7590

    Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books

    4 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 146

    SCHIELE, Egon (1890-1918). Autograph letter signed ('Egon Schiele') to Camilla Strauch, Krummau, [postmarked 18 May 1910], 'Sehr geehrte gnädige Frau werde sobald ich in Wien am 31. angekommen bin alles zu erledigen suchen, verweile gegenwärtig in Krummau. Handküsse [Dear Madam, will as soon as I reach Vienna on the 31st try to settle everything, am living at present in Krummau. Hand-kisses]', one page, 8vo, envelope. Provenance: Camilla Strauch; and by descent.

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    SCHIELE, Egon (1890-1918). Autograph letter signed ('Egon Schiele') to Camilla Strauch, Krummau, [postmarked 18 May 1910], 'Sehr geehrte gnädige Frau werde sobald ich in Wien am 31. angekommen bin alles zu erledigen suchen, verweile gegenwärtig in Krummau. Handküsse [Dear Madam, will as soon as I reach Vienna on the 31st try to settle everything, am living at present in Krummau. Hand-kisses]', one page, 8vo, envelope. Provenance: Camilla Strauch; and by descent.

    Camilla Strauch was the wife of Schiele's art teacher at the Klosterneuburg Realgymnasium (see following lot). Krummau in Bohemia (today Cesky Krumlov) was the home town of Schiele's mother. (2)


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