• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 1104

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    7 February 2013, London, King Street

  • Lot 220

    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)

    Bildniskopf von vorne (recto); Stehende Dame mit Umhang (verso)

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    Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
    Bildniskopf von vorne (recto); Stehende Dame mit Umhang (verso)
    with the Nachlass stamp (lower right; 1575)
    pencil on paper
    22½ x 14¾ in. (57 x 37.3 cm.)
    Drawn circa 1914-1916


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    This work is related to the painting Bildnis Baronin Elisabeth Bachofen-Echt from 1914 (Novotny-Dobai 188).


    The recto is a portrait study and the verso a costume study for the oil portrait of Elisabeth Bachofen-Echt (née Lederer).

    Provenance

    August Lederer, Vienna, acquired directly from the artist.
    Erich Lederer, Vienna & Geneva.
    Elisabeth Lederer, Geneva, by descent from the above.
    Private collection, New York, by whom acquired in 1999.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this work should be starred in the catalogue.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN


    Literature

    A. Strobl, Gustav Klimt, Die Zeichnungen, vol. IV, 1878-1918, Salzburg, 1989, nos. 3694 and 3694a, pp. 192-193 (illustrated).