Lot 18. Hana Fillova while reading
gouache, watercolour, ink on paper
32 x 25,5 cm
signed and dated lower right: E Filla 23.
verso confirmation of authenticity written by the hand of painter Jan Bauch, who owned the drawing: “Emil Filla, colored drawing, portrait of his wife."
– collection of the painter Jan Bauch (1898–1995)
– collection of Czech leading ophthalmologist (purchased directly from Jan Bauch)
Confirmation of the authenticity of Dr Frantisek Krejci Jr. (great-nephew of Emil Filla and cop yright holder of the painter), enclosed.
Consulted with Dr Irena Zantovska Murray HonFRIBA, Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.