25 June 2014
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
Liegender Halbakt nach rechts
stamped with the signature 'GUSTAV KLIMT' (lower right; faded)
pencil on simili Japan paper
14 5/8 x 22 1/2 in. (37.1 x 57 cm.)
Drawn in 1917-1918
The artist's estate.
Cass Canfield, New York.
Galerie La Boétie, New York.
Acquired from the above circa 1975; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 8 May 2013, lot 423.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Strobl, Gustav Klimt, Die Zeichnungen, vol. III, 1912-1918, Salzburg, 1984, no. 3005 (illustrated p. 218).
Milan, Palazzo della Permanente, Gustav Klimt, Cento disegni, January - March 1984, no. 73 (illustrated).
This drawing is related to the painting Die Braut (Novotny-Dobai no. 222; ex collection Emilie Flöge, Vienna).
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