5 May 2005
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
with Nachlass stamp (on the reverse and the stretcher)
oil on canvas
29½ x 19 1/8 in. (65 x 48.6 cm.)
Painted circa 1883
Estate of the artist.
Galerie Christian M. Nebehay, Vienna.
R. Zimpel, Los Angeles.
Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles.
Acquired by the present owner, 1966.
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F. Novotny and J. Dobai, Gustav Klimt, with a Catalogue Raisonné of His Paintings, Salzburg, 1967, p. 280, no. 15 (illustrated).
J. Dobai, L'opera completa di Klimt, Milan, 1978, p. 88, no. 13 (illustrated, p. 89).
This lot is exempt from Sales Tax.
Property from the Tobin Foundation for Theatre Arts*
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