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Egon Schiele

Paar Im Umarmung (Couple embracing)

Lot Closed

May 14, 03:31 PM GMT


250,000 - 350,000 USD

Lot Details


Egon Schiele

1890 - 1918

Paar Im Umarmung (Couple embracing)

Signed Egon Schiele and dated 1914 (lower right); stamped with the Nachlass mark (on the reverse)

Black crayon on paper

19 ½ by 12 ⅞ in. (49.7 by 32.7 cm)

Framed: 32 by 25 ⅜ in. (81.2 by 64.4 cm)

Executed in 1914-15. 

Estate of the artist
Melanie Schiele Schuster, Vienna (the artist's sister; by descent from the above)
Kurt Rosegg, Vienna & Kansas City (acquired by 1938)
Private Collection, United States (by descent from the above)
Galerie St. Etienne, New York (acquired from the above in 1982)
Private Collection, New York (acquired by January 1986 and sold by the estate: Christie's, New York, May 16, 2018, lot 133)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Viennese Design and the Wiener Werkstätte (exhibition catalogue), Galerie St. Etienne, New York, 1986, illustrated p. 136 
Janet Hobhouse, The Bride Stripped Bare: The Artist and the Female Nude in the Twentieth Century, New York, 1988, illustrated p. 69
Egon Schiele: in der Österreichischen Galerie in Wien (exhibition catalogue), Galerie Welz, Salzburg, 1990, illustrated p. 34
Jane Kallir, Egon Schiele: The Complete Works, New York, 1998, no. 1676, illustrated p. 543