Lot 25. Apple, Glass and Bunch of Grapes

Emil Filla
(1882 – 1953)

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

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

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

- 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.

Starting/Selling price
1.900.000 Kč
76 000 EUR
4.000.000 – 6.000.000 Kč
160 000 – 240 000 EUR
Price realized
2.150.000 Kč