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Oskar Kokoschka

Pöchlarn 1886 – 1980 Montreux

„Knieender Weiblicher Akt mit hochgestreckten Armen“. 1913

Charcoal on brownish paper, laid down on cardboard. 39,7 × 30 cm. (15 ⅝ × 11 ¾ in.) Inscribed, dated and signed in pencil lower right: Dies ist ein Original aus meiner Jugendzeit (1908–10?) OKokoschka. Catalogue raisonné: Weidinger/Strobl 478. Unevenly time stained on the mount. Creases in the upper margin smoothed by mounting. Unevenly time stained, imperfections in the margin.  [3544]

ProvenancePrivate Collection, Austria

EUR 10.000 – 15.000
USD 11,500 – 17,200

„Knieender Weiblicher Akt mit hochgestreckten Armen“

Auction 299Friday, 30 November 2018
11:00 AM

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In contrast to Kokoschka’s later notes, this drawing was not created between 1908-1910 but while he was teaching at the Viennese School of Applied Arts in the first half of 1913

ExhibitionÖsterreichischer Expressionismus 1905–1925. Klagenfurt, Musee d 'Ixelles.1998, 1998/99, p. 50 / La Verité Nue. Paris, Fondation Dina Vierny-Musée Maillol, 2001, p. 50 / Klimt, Schiele, Kokoschka, Kubin Graphiken aus einer österreichischer Privatsammlung. Berlin/Linz, Bröhan Museum/Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Schlossmuseum Linz, 2004, p, 106/107, with illustration

Literature and IllustrationErnst Rathenau (ed.): Oskar Kokoschka, Handzeichnungen 1906–1969. New York, Ernst Rathenau, previously Euphorion Verlag Berlin, 1971, cat. no. 29, with illustration / Auction 64: 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Berlin, Villa Grisebach Auktionen, 6 June 1998, cat. no. 148

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