Lot 1. Portrait of a Girl
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.