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Schiele, Egon
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Schiele, Egon

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About the object

Dämmernde Stadt (Die Kleine Stadt II) (City in Twilight (The Small City II))
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medium

Oil and black crayon on canvas

creator

Schiele, Egon

dimensions

35 5/8 by 35 1/2 in.

exhibition

Budapest, Müvészház, Bund Österreichischer Künstler és Gustav Klimt/Gyüjteményes Kiállításara, 1913, no. 193 Munich, Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, IX. Kollektiv-Ausstellung: Egon Schiele, Wien, 1913, no. 5 Munich, Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, Neue Kunst: II. Gesamtausstellung, 1913, no. 135, illustrated in the catalogue Vienna, Galerie Arnot, Kollektiv-Ausstellung: Egon Schiele, Wien, 1914-15, no. 13 Vienna, Hagenbund & Neue Galerie, Gedächtnisausstellung Egon Schiele, 1928 (not included in published catalogue) Vienna, Neue Galerie, Egon Schiele: Gedächtnis-Ausstellung zum 30. Todestag, 1948, no. 36 Bregenz, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Jugendstil – Wiener Secession, 1971, no. 146, illustrated in the catalogue Innsbruck, Galerie im Taxispalais, Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus Tiroler Privatbesitz, 1974, no. 54, illustrated in the catalogue

literature

Otto Nirenstein, Egon Schiele: Persönlichkeit und Werk, Vienna, 1930, no. 129, illustrated pl. 92 Otto Kallir, Egon Schiele. Oeuvre Catalogue of the Paintings, New York, 1966, no. 190, illustrated p. 377 Rudolf Leopold, Egon Schiele. Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, Salzburg, 1972, no. 226, illustrated p. 574 (titled Twilight City and dated 1912-13) Gianfranco Malafarina, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Schiele, Paris, 1983, no. 244, illustrated p. 105 (dated 1912-13) Oswald Oberhuber, ed., Abbild und Emotion: Österreichischer Realismus 1914-1944, Vienna, 1984, illustrated in color pl. 1 Christian M. Nebehay, Egon Schiele: Sketch Books, Vienna, 1989, fig. 116, illustrated p. 157 (titled Twilight City and dated 1912-13) Jane Kallir, Egon Schiele: The Complete Works, New York, 1990, no. 260, illustrated pp. 164 & 319 Jane Kallir, Egon Schiele: The Complete Works, London, 1998, no. 260, illustrated pp. 164 & 319 Jane Kallir, Egon Schiele. Life and Work, New York, 2003, illustrated p. 164 Kimberly A. Smith, Between Ruin and Renewal. Egon Schiele’s Landscapes, New Haven & London, 2004, fig. 55, illustrated p. 96 Egon Schiele. Landschaften (exhibition catalogue), Leopold Museum, Vienna, 2004-05, illustrated p. 115Tobias G. Natter, Egon Schiele: The Complete Paintings, 1909-1918, Cologne, 2017, no. 130, illustrated in color p. 535

provenance

Hubert Jung, Vienna (acquired from the artist in a deal brokered by Gustav Klimt in March 1913) Adolf Marx, Vienna Karl Grünwald, Vienna (acquired from the above in 1921) Elsa Koditschek, Vienna (acquired in 1928 at the Hagenbund and sold without her consent in 1942) Galerie Würthle (Friedrich Welz), Vienna Karl Schulda, Vienna (acquired by 1948) Sale: Dorotheum, Vienna, September 26-28, 1950, lot 84 Viktor Fogarassy, Graz (probably acquired at the above sale) Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner

signedDate

Signed Egon Schiele and dated 1913 (center left)

time_period

Painted in 1913.

time_range_end

1913

artist_range_end

1918

time_range_start

1913

artist_range_start

1890

consignmentDesignation

Property from the Collection of Elsa Koditschek

creator_nationality_dates

1890 - 1918


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