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    Sale 7736

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 136

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)

    Mädchen nach links, das linke Knie aufgestützt

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
    Mädchen nach links, das linke Knie aufgestützt
    with the Nachlass stamp (lower right)
    pencil on simili Japan paper
    22 3/8 x 14¾ in. (56.9 x 37.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1916-1917


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    This drawing relates to the oil Die Freundinnen, 1916-1917 (Novotny-Dobai no. 201), which was destroyed in a fire at Schloß Immendorf, Lower Austria, in May 1945.

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    Provenance

    Galleria del Levante, Milan (no. 0113).
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 10 February 2005, lot 595.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Strobl, Gustav Klimt, Die Zeichnungen, vol. III, Salzburg, 1984, no. 2800 (illustrated p. 169).


    Exhibited

    Milan, Galleria del Levante, Disegni di Klimt, Kubin, Kokoschka, 1963, no. 36 (illustrated).