Auction House

Auction: Modern Art

05. December 2017, 6:00 pm

Object overview
Object

0218

Egon Schiele

(Tulln 1890 - 1918 Wien)

„Portrait of the art dealer Paul Wengraf“
1917
black chalk on paper
45 x 29,5 cm
signed and dated on the lower right: Egon / Schiele / 1917
collection stamp Viktor Fogarassy on the reverse

Provenance

Paul Wengraf (acquired directly from the artist);
Arcade Gallery London;
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, 21. - 22. November 1958, 32. auction, no. 952;
collection Viktor Fogarassy;
Galerie Würthle, Vienna;
private collection, Italy

Exhibition

1917 Stockholm, Liljevalche Konsthall, Sept.;
1967 Darmstadt, Mathildenhöhe, 2. Internationale der Zeichnung, 16. July - 9. Sept., no. 86 (ill.);
1973 Innsbruck, Galerie im Taxispalais, Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele: Zeichnungen and Aquarelle, July - Aug., no. 43 (ill.);
1980 Vienna, Galerie Würthle, 60 Jahre moderne Kunst in Austria, 6. May - 7. June, Kat.-ill. p. 157

Literature

Christian M. Nebehay, Egon Schiele, 1979, p. 575, ill. 274;
Christian M. Nebehay, Egon Schiele. Leben and Werk, Residenz Verlag, 1980, p. 188, ill. 182;
Jane Kallir, Egon Schiele. The complete works, New York 1990, p. 592, No. 2093

Estimate: € 100.000 - 200.000
Hammer price: € 250.000