Sale: 522 / Modern Art II, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 404

 

404
Gustav Klimt
Im Lehnstuhl Sitzende von vorne, Um 1904.
Brown Chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 22,600
Sold:
€ 50,000 / $ 56.499

(incl. surcharge)
Im Lehnstuhl Sitzende von vorne. Um 1904.
Brown Chalk drawing.
Strobl 1299. Bottom right with the estate stamp (strongly faded). On brownish packing paper. 45 x 31.8 cm (17.7 x 12.5 in), size of sheet.

• Brown chalk is very rare in Klimt's oeuvre.
• Klimt examined the constant line in studies from these days.
• The study must be seen in context of the portrait "Margaret Stonborough-Wittgenstein" (Neue Pinakothek, Munich)
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PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate (with the stamp)
Private collection Vienna.
Christie's, London, October 19, 1997, lot 115.
Private collection Switzerland.
Private collection Southern Germany.

EXHIBITION: Yvonne Tan Bunzl Gallery, London.

LITERATURE: Hermann Bahr, Gustav Klimt - 50 Handzeichnungen, Leipzig 1922.




404
Gustav Klimt
Im Lehnstuhl Sitzende von vorne, Um 1904.
Brown Chalk drawing
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 22,600
Sold:
€ 50,000 / $ 56.499

(incl. surcharge)