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Gustav Klimt. Hope, II. 1907-08

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Hope, II

Gustav Klimt (Austrian, 1862–1918)

Oil, gold, and platinum on canvas
43 1/2 x 43 1/2" (110.5 x 110.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder and Helen Acheson Funds, and Serge Sabarsky
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), Vienna. Until 1914
Eugenia Primavesi. Acquired by December 1914
Neue Galerie (Dr. Otto Kallir), Vienna. [Either sold by Dr. Kallir in 1937, or thereafter by Ms. Vita Künstler, to whom he transferred ownership of the Neue Galerie in 1938]
Private Collection. By 1964
Private Collection, Vienna. By 1969 / by 1975
Dr. Hans Barnas, Vienna. By 1977
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired from Mr. Barnas, through Galerie Beyeler, Basel, June 13, 1978

Universal Fertility
Die Hoffnung

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