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Gustav Klimt

Kopf des Wohlgerusteten Starken Ornament und verweifelter, kiender, nackter Mann (Head of well-armored, strong man, ornament and desperate, kneeling, naked man)

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 USD

Property from a West Coast Collector

Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt

Kopf des Wohlgerusteten Starken Ornament und verweifelter, kiender, nackter Mann (Head of well-armored, strong man, ornament and desperate, kneeling, naked man)

Kopf des Wohlgerusteten Starken Ornament und verweifelter, kiender, nackter Mann (Head of well-armored, strong man, ornament and desperate, kneeling, naked man)

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 USD

Lot sold:

20,160

USD

Property from a West Coast Collector

Gustav Klimt

1862 - 1918

Kopf des Wohlgerusteten Starken Ornament und verweifelter, kiender, nackter Mann (Head of well-armored, strong man, ornament and desperate, kneeling, naked man)



Signed with the initials G.K. (lower center); inscribed R (lower right) 

Pencil and black chalk on paper

18 by 12 in. (45.7 by 30.5 cm)

Framed: 30 ¾ by 25 in. (78.1 by 63.5 cm)

Executed on cream colored wove paper. Left and lower edges of the sheet are cut. The upper edge is deckled. T-hinged at upper left and right corners and with two pieces of tape on the verso of the sheet on the center left and center right edges. The sheet is time stained overall but the medium is strong and well preserved. Flattened creases throughout the lower quadrant. Further flattened creases at upper left corner and upper right quadrant. Some studio staining at center right. A few pinholes along the left edge. Another pinhole at center right. This work is in good condition.


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Carl Reininghaus, Vienna (acquired from the artist)
Fay Shwayder, Denver 
Acquired in New York in 2007
Alice Strobl, Gustav Klimt, Die Zeichnungen 1878-1903, Salzburg, 1980, vol. I, no. 766, illustrated p. 233

Vienna, Christian M. Nebehay, 1974, no. 14, illustrated in the catalogue