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    Sale 1902

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    Egon Schiele (1890-1918)

    Brustbild eines jungen Mannes

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Egon Schiele (1890-1918)
    Brustbild eines jungen Mannes
    signed and dated 'EGON SCHIELE 1917' (lower right)
    black Conté crayon on paper
    18 x 11½ in. (45.7 x 29.2 cm.)
    Drawn in 1917


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    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Gerd Rosen Auktionen, Berlin, 24-25 November 1958, lot 1214.
    Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1960.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE MEXICAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    J. Kallir, Egon Schiele: The Complete Works, New York, 1998, p. 591, no. 2083 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Berkeley, University Art Gallery of the University of California and Pasadena Art Museum, Viennese Expressionism 1910-1924, February-April 1963, no. 72 (illustrated).
    Los Angeles, Felix Landau Gallery, Egon Schiele (1890-1918): Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings, January-February 1967, no. 37 (illustrated).