black Conté crayon on paper
11.65 in. (29.60 cm.) (height) by 18.15 in. (46.10 cm.) (width)
signed and dated 'EGON SCHIELE 1917' (lower right)
Salzburg, Galerie Welz, Egon Schiele: Aquarelle und Zeichnungen, 1968, no. 78 (illustrated, p. 32). New York, Galerie St. Etienne, Egon Schiele: In Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Artist's Birth and the Publication of "Egon Schiele: The Complete Works," November 1990-January 1991, no. 68. London, Fischer Fine Art, Ltd., Egon Schiele: A Centenary Exhibition, March-April 1991, no. 42.
J. Kallir, Egon Schiele: The Complete Works, Including a Biography and a Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 1998, p. 575, no. 1935 (illustrated).
Dr. Heinrich Rieger, Vienna. Sale under duress by the above following the Nazi Anschluss in March 1938. Hellmuth Wallach, New York and Munich; sale, Kornfeld and Klipstein, Bern, 11 June 1966, lot 978. Galerie Welz, Salzburg. Private collection, Philadelphia (acquired from the above, 1968). The present work is being offered for sale pursuant to a settlement agreement between the current owner and the heirs of Dr. Heinrich Rieger. This settlement agreement resolves the dispute over ownership of the work and title will pass to the successful bidder.