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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1037

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)

    Vier kopfstudien, Beinstudien

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
    Vier kopfstudien, Beinstudien
    with Nachlass stamp (Lugt 1575; lower right)
    pencil on toned paper
    19 5/8 x 13 ½ in. (49.8 x 34.4 cm.)
    Drawn in 1902


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    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    August Lederer, Vienna.
    Erich Lederer, Geneva (by descent from the above).
    The Piccadilly Gallery, London (acquired from the above, by 1973).
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, February 1974.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MIDWESTERN COLLECTION


    Literature

    A. Strobl, Gustav Klimt, Die Zeichnungen, 1878-1903, Salzburg, 1980, p. 244, no. 837 (illustrated, p. 245).


    Exhibited

    Vienna, Künstler Wiener Secession, Klimt Gedächtnis Ausstellung, June-July 1928.
    London, The Piccadilly Gallery, Gustav Klimt, October-November 1973, no. 21 (illustrated; dated 1901-1902).