Lot 15. Two Performers

František Tichý
(1896 – 1961)

oil on canvas
53 x 45 cm
signed and dated lower right: Tichý 32
verso old label of the Union of Czechoslovak Fine Artists Prague

– collection of Dr Evzen Lausman (former lawyer of the National Gallery in Prague)

– Frantisek Tichy – paintings and drawings, on the 90th anniversary of his birth, 1986, Prague City Gallery, Old Town Hall, exhibited under cat. no. 56

– Circus and Variete by Frantisek Tichy, published by Odeon 1967, reproduced on page 41

Expertise by the renowned expert Professor Jaromir Zemina, enclosed.

Further consulted with Dr Irena Zantovska Murray HonFRIBA, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.

Frantisek Tichy's oils are more than rare, but indeed unavailable on the art auction market, especially of this quality and provenance.

Starting/Selling price
2.700.000 Kč
EUR 112 500
3.000.000–4.000.000 Kč
EUR 125 000–166 670
Price realized
3.150.000 Kč