Lot 1. Portrait of a Girl

Alfons Mucha
(1860 – 1939)

coloured pencil on paper
cutout of a passe-partout: 46 x 36 cm
signed and dated lower right: Mucha/1929

– significant Moravian collection

Consulted by John Mucha, grandson and copyright holder of Alfons Mucha, who remarked: "This is a beautifully done study for the painting of Libuse, which is in our collection. The girl is one of her sisters, either Teta or Kazi."

Certificate of authenticity from John Mucha enclosed.
Further consulted with Dr Irena Zantovska Murray HonFRIBA, Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.

Starting/Selling price
300.000 Kč
EUR 12 500
600.000–800.000 Kč
EUR 25 000–33 330
Price realized
640.000 Kč