Frauenbildnis (Portrait of Ria Munk III)
Artwork: Frauenbildnis (Portrait of Ria Munk III)
Size: 180.7 x 89.9 cm
Medium: Oil and charcoal on canvas
Creation year: 1918
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Created 1917-1918
Provenance: Aranka Munk, Vienna and Bads Aussee, by whom acquired from the artist; Wolfgang Gurlitt, Berlin (see note); Neue Galerie der Stadt (later, Lentos Kunstmuseum), Linz (inv. no. 149), by whom acquired from the above by 1956; Restituted to the heirs of Aranka Munk in June 2009
Exhibition history: Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, 1957, no. 125; Salzburg, Residenzgalerie, Expressionismus, 1957, no. 49. St. Gallen, Kunstmuseum Osterreichische Kunst, 1957, no. 33; Stuttgart, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Die Klassiker der osterrreichischen modernen Kunst von Klimt bis Wotruba, 1957, no. 38 (illustrated); Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Aus der Zeit um 1900, 1959, no. 70; Recklinghausen, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Torso, das unvollendete als kunstlerische Form, May - July 1964, no. 223; New York, Guggenheim Museum, Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, February - April 1965, no. 26; Rome, Galleria La Medusa, Sulle Orme della Wiener Secession, December 1965; Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art, Gustav Klimt, January - February 1981, no. 13 (illustrated); Brussels, Musees Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Gustav Klimt, September - December 1987, no. 33 (illustrated p. 78); Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, Gustav Klimt, November 1991 - March 1992, no. 35 (illustrated p. 137); Vienna, Osterreichische Galerie Belvedere, Klimt's Women, September 2000 - January 2001 (illustrated p. 141)

Date: 2010-06-23
Lot Number: 34
Low Estimate: $20690600 [+19%]
High Estimate: $26602200 [-6%]
Hammer Price: $24754800
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