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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 273

    Egon Schiele (1890-1918)

    Weiblicher Rückenakt, nach vorner gebeugt

    Price Realised  

    Egon Schiele (1890-1918)
    Weiblicher Rückenakt, nach vorner gebeugt
    signed and dated 'EGON SCHIELE 1918' (lower right); with the Nachlass stamp (verso)
    charcoal on paper
    18¼ x 11¾ in. (46.4 x 29.7 cm.)
    Drawn in 1918


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    Provenance

    Egon Hoffmann.
    Anonymous sale, Wolfgang Ketterer, Munich, 25-27 November 1974, lot 646.
    Anonymous sale, Wolfgang Ketterer, Munich, 28 May 1975, lot 1758.
    Saidenberg Gallery, New York.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 28 June 1989, lot 327.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    P. Weiermair (ed.), Egon Schiele: Schriften und Zeichnungen, Innsbruck, 1968, p. 23.
    J. Kallir, Egon Schiele: The Complete Works, London, 1998, no. 2257 (illustrated p. 613).


    Exhibited

    Vienna, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Egon Schiele: Gedächtnisausstellung, Autumn 1948, no. 252.
    Munich, Galerie Schweinsteiger, Winter 1982, no. 73 (illustrated).