Gustav Klimt (Austrian, Baumgarten 1862–1918 Vienna)
Sheet: 14 1/2 in. × 22 in. (36.8 × 55.9 cm)
Bequest of Scofield Thayer, 1982
Not on view
Verso: Figure Study of Female Legs
Inscription: Upper left corner, in graphite: "No. 53" Upper right corner, erased graphite markings Lower left, in graphite: "X [inscribed in a circle} / 125 corev. [?]" Lower left, in red pencil: "23." Lower left, in graphite: "M 2700.-"; lower right corner, in graphite: "272 [inscribed in a circle]" Verso, center, in pen and black ink: figure study of female legs
Marking: Stamped at lower right with artist's estate stamp, in gray-blue ink: "Gustav/ Klimt/ Nachlass" (Lugt 1575)
Gustav Klimt the artist (until d. 1918; hist estate from 1918); Gustav Nebehay [probably Gustav Nebehay, Vienna]; Richard Lanyi [probably Richard Lanyi, Vienna, until 1921; sold ca. 1921, to Thayer]; Scofield Thayer Scofield Thayer, Vienna and New York (probably 1921-d. 1982; on extended loan to the Worcester Art Museum, Worcestr, Mass., as part of the Dial Collection, 1939–82, inv. 272; his bequest to MMA); Worcester Art Museum; Donor: Scofield Thayer (American)
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt. "The Naked Truth: Klimt, Schiele, Kokoschka, and Other Scandals," January 28, 2005–April 24, 2005.
Leopold Museum. "The Naked Truth: Klimt, Schiele, Kokoschka, and Other Scandals," May 13, 2005–August 22, 2005.
Vienna. Belvedere. "The Women of Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka," October 22, 2015–February 28, 2016.