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Auction: 
Evening Sale Prague at Expo 58 ART
Author: 
Alfons Mucha
Year: 
(1860 – 1939)
Artwork: 
Portrait of a Girl
Created: 
1929
Starting/Selling price: 
EUR 12 500
Estimate: 
EUR 25 000–33 330
Sold: 
640.000 Kč

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

Provenance:
– 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.