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    Sale 7703

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 138

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)

    Stehender Akt von vorne, nach rechts blickend

    Price Realised  

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
    Stehender Akt von vorne, nach rechts blickend
    with the Nachlass stamp (lower right; Lugt 1575 (faded))
    pencil on paper
    22¼ x 14½ in. (56.6 x 37 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

    Anonymous sale, Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 21 June 1991, lot 84.
    Galerie Welz, Salzburg.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1980s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN AUSTRIAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    A. Strobl, Gustav Klimt, Die Zeichnungen, vol. III, 1912-1918, Salzburg, 1980, no. 2759 (illustrated p. 163).