24 June 2004
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
pencil on simili Japan paper
21¾ x 14½ in. (55.3 x 36.9 cm.)
Drawn circa 1912
Acquired in Vienna by the present owner in 1965.
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A. Strobl, Gustav Klimt. Die Zeichnungen, 1878 Nachtrag 1918, vol. IV, Salzburg, 1989, no. 3643, p. 174 (illustrated p. 175).
This drawing is a study for the oil portrait of Mäda Primavesi, painted in 1913-14.
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