Weiblicher Akt (Recto); Bildnis Des Pianisten Roderick Mackey (Verso)
Artwork: Weiblicher Akt (Recto); Bildnis Des Pianisten Roderick Mackey (Verso)
Size: 31.5 x 47 cm
Medium: Pencil on paper
Creation year: 1913
Marks: Signed and dated 'Egon Schiele 1913' (recto; lower right); with the Nachlass stamp (verso)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: (Probably) The artist's estate; Melanie Schiele Schuster (the artist's sister), Vienna, by descent from the previous, until at least 1948; Wolfgang Gurlitt, Munich, until at least 1964; Marlborough Fine Art, London; Matthiesen Fine Art Ltd., London; Serge Sabarsky Gallery, New York, by whom acquired from the previous on 29 June 1979; Matthiesen Fine Art Ltd., London; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in the early 1980s
Exhibition history: Vienna, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Egon Schiele: Gedachtnisausstellung, Autumn 1948, no. 173; (Probably) Linz, Neue Galerie, Egon Schiele, March 1949, no. 144, p. 16; (Probably) Turin, Galleria Galatea, Schiele, June - July 1963, no. 29 (titled 'Figura femminile sdraiata'); London, Malborough Fine Art, Egon Schiele, Paintings, Watercolours, and Drawings, October 1964, no. 105, p. 54; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Egon Schiele, February - May 1975, no. 188, p. 45 (recto illustrated n.p.)

Christie's London

Date: 2020-02-05
Lot Number: 3