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Auction: 
Podzimní aukce v Expo 58 ART
Author: 
Hanuš Schwaiger
Year: 
(1854 – 1912)
Artwork: 
ROBBERS (MOTIF FROM THE BROTHERS GRIMM FAIRY TALE)
Starting/Selling price: 
36 000 EUR
Estimate: 
40 000–60 000 EUR
Sold: 
zpět

oil on canvas

50,5 x 86,5 cm

verso old labels

 

A rare oil by the artist on the art market.

 

Provenance:

- purchased by the manufacturer and important collector Jindrich Waldes, (in the Waldes collection under no. 950)

- 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, under accession no. O2183

- 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

 

Exhibited:

- celebration of S. V. U. Mánes 1937, Jubilee exhibition "50 years of Mánes" under No. 33

- district Gallery in Holesov, inventory number: N4, No. NG O2183

 

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

Authenticity certificate enclosed.