Master Works on Paper from Five Centuries

Master Works on Paper from Five Centuries

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Gustav Klimt

Zusammengekauerter und nach rechts stehender Frauenakt (Crouched Female Nude Standing to the Right)

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July 6, 10:38 AM GMT

Estimate

28,000 - 35,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Gustav Klimt

1862 - 1918

Zusammengekauerter und nach rechts stehender Frauenakt (Crouched Female Nude Standing to the Right)


Black chalk on paper;

signed G.K. (lower centre) and inscribed R (lower right)

447 by 307 mm

Executed in 1902

Erich Lederer;
Piccadilly Gallery, London (acquired by 1973),
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Alice Strobl, Gustav Klimt. Die Zeichnungen, 1878-1903, Salzburg, 1980, no. 821, illustrated p. 243
The present work is a preparatory study for Klimt’s Beethovenfries from 1902, designed for the Vienna Secession building in conjunction with an exhibition of Max Klinger’s statue of Beethoven in April-June 1902.