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Auction: 
Podzimní aukce v Expo 58 ART
Author: 
Vojtěch Preissig
Year: 
(1873 – 1944)
Artwork: 
GIRL WITH HAT
Starting/Selling price: 
720 EUR
Estimate: 
1 200–1 600 EUR
Sold: 
19.000 Kč

pencil on paper

13 x 25 cm

verso signed and inscribed: V. Preissig sketch for colour etching

verso label of Waldes Picture Gallery No. 1972

and further stamp NGP K5651

 

Provenance:

- purchased by Jindrich Waldes

- confiscated by the Gestapo in 1939, transferred to the Provincial Gallery and subsequently to the National Gallery in Prague

- deposited in the collections of the National Gallery in Prague, registered under No. K 6288

- 1996 restitution of the National Gallery in Prague (the so-called Waldes Gallery) to the heirs of the factory owner Jindrich Waldes

- significant Prague collection

 

Consulted with Dr Irena Zantovska Murray HonFRIBA, Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.

Authenticity certificate enclosed.