Lot 384
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GUSTAV KLIMT | Nach links sitzender Halbakt (Half Nude to the Left)

Estimate
50,000 - 70,000 GBP
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Description

  • Gustav Klimt
  • Nach links sitzender Halbakt (Half Nude to the Left)
  • stamped Gustav Klimt and with the Nachlass mark (lower right)
  • coloured crayons on paper
  • 56 by 37.2cm., 22 by 14 5/8 in.
  • Executed circa 1907.

Provenance

Rudolf Staechelin, Basel
Galerie W├╝rthle, Vienna
Private Collection, Graz
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Alice Strobl, Gustav Klimt, Die Zeichnungen 1912-1918, Salzburg, 1984, vol. II, no. 1628, illustrated p. 129

Condition

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and hinged to its mount at two places along the upper edge. The sheet is time-stained and there is a flattened crease in the extreme lower right corner. There are tow further flattened creases running horizontally from the lower half of the right edge. Overall this work is in good condition.
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