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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 270

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)

    Brustbild im Profil nach links

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    Estimate

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
    Brustbild im Profil nach links
    signed 'GUSTAV KLIMT' (lower left)
    pencil with white and red crayon on simili Japan paper
    21 x 13¾ in. (53.5 x 35 cm.)
    Executed circa 1904-1905


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    Provenance

    Galerie Wolfgang Gurlitt, Munich.
    Private collection, Munich.
    Anonymous sale, Karl und Faber, Munich, 8 November 1963, lot 1278.


    Literature

    A. Strobl, Gustav Klimt, Die Zeichnungen, 1904-1912, vol. II, Salzburg, 1982, no. 1199 (illustrated p. 21).


    Exhibited

    Zurich, ETH (illustrated on the cover).
    Vienna, Albertina, Gustav Klimt, 1862-1918, Zeichnungen, Gedächtnisausstellung aus Anlass des 100. Geburtstages, December 1962, no. 122.
    Darmstadt, Mathildenhöhe, Internationale der Zeichnung, Sonderausstellungen Gustav Klimt und Henri Matisse, August - November 1970, no. 82 (illustrated).
    Salzburg, Museumspavillon im Mirabellgarten, Gustav Klimt, Zeichnungen, July - September 1978.
    Salzburg, Galerie Welz, Gustav Klimt, Zeichnungen, April 1987, no. 33 (illustrated).