Lot 409
  • 409

Gustav Klimt

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • Gustav Klimt
  • M├Ądchen im profil (Girl in profile)
  • Inscribed Nachlass meines Bruders Gustav and signed Hermine Klimt by the artist's sister (lower right)
  • Charcoal, crayon and pencil on paper 
  • 14 by 9 7/8 in.
  • 35.6 by 25.1 cm

Provenance

Private Collection (acquired in 2005 and sold: Christie's, New York, May 7, 2008, lot 132)
David Benrimon Fine Art, New York 
Acquired from the above in 2009


Condition

Hinged to a mount at two places on top edge on verso. Left and bottom edges are cut. Top and right edge are deckled. Artist pinholes at each corner. Medium is strong. Sheet is slightly dirty. One small crease near center of right edge, otherwise fine. This work is in very good condition.
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