01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Gustav Klimt (Austrian, 1862-1918) Brustbild eines Madchens im Profil nach links

 
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Gustav Klimt (Austrian, 1862-1918)

Brustbild eines Madchens im Profil nach links / A Study for Musiksalon des Palais Dumba, alternatively titled Backfisch, Bild
Initialed "G.K." l.r., inscribed indistinctly l.l., l.r., and u.r., identified on a
label from Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Inc., New York, affixed to the backing.
Graphite on paper, sheet size 16 5/8 x 12 3/8 in. (42.2 x 31.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Handling creases, folds, crop marks along top, left, and bottom margins.

Provenance: Through Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Inc., New York (inv. no. SORC 5223); private Massachusetts collection.

Literature: Strobl, Alice, Gustav Klimt: die Zeichnungen, 1878-1903, Vol. I, Salzburg: Verlag Galerie Welz, 1980, no. 289 (illus.); Pirchan, Emil, Gustav Klimt: ein Kunstler aus Wien, Wien: Wallishausser, 1942, no. 38 (illus.)

Estimate $50,000-70,000

Subtle foxing primarily to u.r. and l.r. quadrants, stain to u.l. corner, measuring approximately 1/4 x 1/4 in., rag left edge, not examined out of frame.

Keywords

Gustav Klimt, O'Reilly Galleries Inc., Massachusetts