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    Sale 7703

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 140

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)

    Stehender Frauenakt mit erhobenem linkem Bein, die Hände an der Brust

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    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
    Stehender Frauenakt mit erhobenem linkem Bein, die Hände an der Brust
    charcoal on simili Japan paper
    17¾ x 12 in. (45 x 30.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1903


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    This drawing is a study for the painting Irrlichter, 1903 (Private collection).

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    Provenance

    Hermine Klimt.
    Galerie Welz, Salzburg.
    Franz Masur.
    Galerie Bloch, Innsbruck.
    Dr Marzola, St. Ulrich.
    Anonymous sale, Ketterer, Munich, 28-30 May 1973, lot 1068.
    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. I, 1878-1903, Salzburg, 1980, no. 697 (illustrated p. 208).