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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 :
Painting
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)

Christie's London

Date:
2010-06-23
Lot Number :
34
Low Estimate :
$20,690,600[+20%]*
High Estimate :
$26,602,200[-7%]*
Hammer Price :
$24,754,800
Sold For :
$28,132,310*