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Sale: 392 / Modern Art, June 09. 2012 in Munich Lot 19

 
Gustav Klimt - Kauernder Halbakt von vorne

Lot description
Kauernder Halbakt von vorne. 1902.
Black Chalk drawing.
Strobl 826. Inscribed "R" by a hand other than that of the artist in lower right. On brownish Japon. 45,7 x 31 cm (17,9 x 12,2 in), size of sheet.
The "R" presumably hints at the sheets origin from the ownership fo the industrial and art collector Carl Reininghaus (1857 Graz - 1929 Vienna), who saved the Beethoven Frieze from destruction by purchasing it as well as a great deal of graphic art (Strobl, vol. I, p. 221).

PROVENANCE: Galerie Wolfgang Gurlitt, Munich.
Galerie Gunzenhauser, Munich.
Private colelction Southern Germany.

EXHIBITION: 3. Internationale der Zeichnung, special exhibitions Gustav Klimt and Henri Matisse, Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, 15 August - 11 November, 1970, cat. no. 40 (with illu.).

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Gustav Klimt
Kauernder Halbakt von vorne, 1902.
Chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 29,250
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 25,000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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