Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.
Graphite on cream wove Japanese paper (Japanese vellum)
Stamped, lower left: "Gustav Klimt Nachlass"
56 × 37.2 cm (22 1/16 × 14 11/16 in.)
Wentworth Greene Field Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Alice Strobl, Gustav Klimt: Die Zeichnung 1904-1912 (Salzburg, 1982), no. 1927 (ill.).
Bern, Gutekunst and Klipstein, “Gustav Klimt,” November 30, 1957-January 4, 1958, cat. 31.
New York, Este Gallery, 1962, cat. 55.
Estate of the artist, from 1918 [Lugt 1575]; sold to Dr. Rudolf Leopold, Vienna [according to a letter from Christine Stauffer of Galerie Kornfeld of January 8, 2004 in curatorial file]; sold to Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, by November 1957 [Bern 1957; letters from Dr. Eberhard Kornfeld of March 7, 2003 and Christine Stauffer in curatorial file]. Sold by Paul Drey Gallery, New York, to the Art Institute, 1962.
Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.