Ali Baba IV c.1903
* 1868 in Landshut † 1932 in Landsweiler
Pen and black ink and watercolour. Size of sheet: 25.5 x 22 cm.
Signed in pecil lower left in the image. Inscribed: Slevogt Ali Baba IV- at bottom left of the sheet, in graphite, by later hand.
Provenance: Ismar Littmann (1878 - 1934) (acquired directly from the artist).
Preparotary drawign for the illustration of Ali Baba und die vierzig Rauber (Ali Baba and 40 thieves) (from 'The Book of One Thousand and One Nights' ).