Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)

Freundinnen in Umarmung (Study for Wasserschlangen II)

Details
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
Freundinnen in Umarmung (Study for Wasserschlangen II)
with Nachlass stamp and bears inscription (Lugt 1575; lower left)
colored wax crayon on paper
13 5/8 x 21 5/8 in. (34.8 x 54.9 cm.)
Drawn in 1905-1906
Provenance
Estate of the artist.
Galerie St. Etienne, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1980.
Literature
A. Strobl, Gustav Klimt: Die Zeichnungen 1904-1912, Salzburg, 1982, vol. II, p. 96, no. 1491 (illustrated, p. 97).

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This drawing is a study for Klimt's 1907 painting Wasserschlangen II (Private collection).
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