22 January 2003
Gustav Klimt (Baumgarten 1862-1918 Vienna)
Seated woman holding her head in her hands
black chalk on light brown paper
17¾ x 12¼ in. (453 x 309 mm.)
The artist's studio stamp (L. 1575).
with Galerie Wolfgang Gurlitt, Munich.
with H. Shickman, New York.
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A. Strobl, Gustav Klimt, die Zeichnungen 1878-1903, Salzburg, 1980, I, no. 730.
Drawn in preparation for the figure of the Old Year, seated to the right of Klimt's calendar illustration for the month of January, published in Ver Sacrum in 1901.
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