Bildnis Gertrud Loew (Gertha Felsovanyi) (Portrait of Gertrud Loew - Gertha Felsovanyi)
Artwork: Bildnis Gertrud Loew (Gertha Felsovanyi) (Portrait of Gertrud Loew - Gertha Felsovanyi)
Size: 149.5 x 45 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1902
Marks: Signed 'Gustav Klimt' and dated '1902' (upper left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Dr Anton Loew, Vienna (commissioned from the artist in 1902); Gertha Baruch von Felsovanyi (nee Loew), Vienna (by descent from the above); Gustav Ucicky, Vienna (acquired circa 1941); Ursula Ucicky, Vienna (by inheritance from the above in 1961); Klimt Foundation, Vienna (a gift of the above in 2013); Klimt Foundation and The Heirs of Gertha Felsovanyi (ownership settlement agreed between the two parties in 2014)
Exhibition history: Vienna, Wiener Secessionsgebaude, 18; Ausstellung der Vereinigung Bildender Kunstler Osterreichs Secession - Kollektiv Ausstellung Gustav Klimt, 1903-04, no. 38 (titled Bildnis eines jungen Madchens); Dresden, Stadtischer Ausstellungspalast, Grosse Kunstausstellung, 1904, no. 250, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Bildnis eines jungen Madchens); Berlin, Zweite Ausstellung des Deutschen Kunstlerbundes, 1905, either no. 105, 106, 107 or 108; Vienna, Volksheim, Portratausstellung, 1912, no. 98 (titled Frau G. Baruch-Loew); Zurich, Kunsthaus, Ein Jahrhundert Wiener Malerei, 1918, probably no. 56 (titled Bildnis Frau F.); Vienna, Wiener Secessionsgebaude, Klimt-Gedachtnisausstellung, 99. Ausstellung der Vereinigung Bildender Kunstler Wiener Secession, 1928, no. 15; Venice, Giardini di Castello, XXIX Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, 1958, no. 4; Vienna, Wiener Secessionsgebaude; Kunstlerhaus and Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien, Wien um 1900, 1964, no. 38, illustrated in the catalogue; Vienna, Osterreichische Galerie Belvedere, Klimt und die Frauen, 2000-01, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Vienna, Osterreichisches Museum fur angewandte Kunst, Wege der Moderne: Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos und die Folgen, 2014-15, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Date: 2015-06-24
Lot Number: 26
Low Estimate: $18928800 [+83%]
High Estimate: $28393200 [+22%]
Hammer Price: $34702800
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