London, South Kensington
6 February 2015
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE AUSTRALIAN COLLECTION
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
Stehender Frauenakt nach links, die Hände an der Brust
with the Nachlass stamp (Lugt 1575; lower right; slightly faded) and inscribed 'R' (lower right)
black crayon on paper
17 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (44.8 x 31.7 cm.)
Drawn circa 1898-1903
Fischer Fine Art, London.
Acquired from the above and thence by descent to the present owner.
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A. Strobl, Gustav Klimt, Die Zeichnungen, Nechtrag, Salzburg, 1989, no. 3406 (illustrated p. 97).
London, Fischer Fine Art Gallery, Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and artists from the Viennese Secession, July 1985.
This drawing is related to the oils Irrlichter and Beethovenfries (Novotny-Dobai no. 127), according to Alice Strobl, this is probably indicated by the inscribed 'R'.
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