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Auction: 
Květnová aukce v Expo 58 ART
Author: 
Emil Filla
Year: 
(1882 – 1953)
Artwork: 
Apple, Glass and Bunch of Grapes
Created: 
1923
Starting/Selling price: 
76 000 EUR
Estimate: 
160 000 – 240 000 EUR
Sold: 
2.150.000 Kč

oil on canvas
22 x 29 cm (oval)
signed lower in the middle: Emil Filla
verso old stamp No. 28 and stamp of customs office


Provenance:
- Collection of prominent Cubist collector Milan Heidenreich
- a significant private collection


Exhibited:
- Czech Cubism: Emil Filla and Zeitgenossen, Museum of Modern Art Passau, Salzburger Landessammlungen Rupertinum, Kulturhaus der Stadt Graz, 1991


Publicated:
- Czech Cubism: Emil Filla und Zeitgenossen, exhibition catalog, Museum Moderner Kunst Passau, 1991 (reproduced in color in full page on page 43) with the date of the work to 1923

Confirmation of authenticity by Dr Frantisek Krejci Jr, the nephew of Emil Filla and copyright holder of the painter enclosed.


The expertise by Professor Jaromir Zemina enclosed.

The restoration report from November 2007 enclosed.


Further consulted with Dr Irena Zantovska Murray HonFRIBA, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.