• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 240

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)

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    Price Realised  

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
    Aufgestüzt sitzend
    pencil on simili Japan paper
    17½ x 12¼ in. (44.5 x 31.1 cm.)
    Executed in 1901


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    This drawing belongs to a series of studies for Klimt's portrait of Rose von Rosthorn-Friedmann, 1900-1901 (Private collection).

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    Provenance

    Rudolph Zimpel, Vienna.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 27 October 2005, lot 25.
    Acquired at the above; sale, Christie's, New York, 7 November 2007, lot 200.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Strobl, Gustav Klimt, Die Zeichnungen 1878-1903, vol. I, Salzberg, 1980, no. 508 (illustrated, p. 163).


    Exhibited

    Vienna, Christian M. Nebehay, Gustav Klimt, 1962, no. 25a.
    Salzburg, Galerie Welz, 1964, no. 17.