Danae
Artwork: Danae
Size: 80.2 x 125.4 cm
Medium: Oil and metallic paint on canvas
Creation year: 1909
Marks: Signed Schiele Egon and dated 1909 (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Herr Kohn, Vienna (probably until 1928); Rob Verlag, Vienna (acquired by 1930); Siegfried & Gesche Poppe, Hamburg (acquired by 1961); Dr Rudolf Leopold, Vienna; Achim Moeller Fine Arts, New York; Private Collector (acquired from the previous in the early 1980s); Acquired from the previous in 2007
Exhibition history: Vienna, Neue Galerie, Gedachtnisausstellung Egon Schiele, 1928, no. 4; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Art autrichien du vingtieme siecle, 1961, no. 177; Frankfurt-am-Main, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Vom Impressionismus zum Bauhaus: Meisterwerke aus deutschem Privatbesitz, 1966, no. 72; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Egon Schiele, 1975, no. 77; Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Experiment Weltuntergang: Wien um 1900, 1981, no. 160; Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art (on extended loan until 2017)

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-05-16
Lot Number: 27