Lot 26. Abstract Composition (from the cycle Creation in visual arts)

František Kupka
(1871 – 1957)

gouache on paper
38 x 30,5 cm
signed right down: Kupka
verso old gallery stamps

– significant private collection

– 1921 Galerie Povolozky, Paris
– 1948 Galerie Denis René, Paris
– 1957 Museé National d´Art Moderne, Paris – Exhibition Frantisek Kupka, no. 724
– 1964 Galerie Karl Flinker, Paris
– 1966 Galerie Framond, Paris
– 1981 Galerie Gmurzynska, Koln am Rhein

Confirmation of the authenticity by Vladimir Lekes, main author of the Catalogue Raisonné of Oil Paintings by Frantisek Kupka (published in collaboration with Adolf Loos Apartment and Gallery, National Gallery in Prague, Austrian National Gallery Belvedere and the cop yright holder of the painter by the French state company by Adagp Paris), registered in the Guide International des experts et spécialistes, published in France enclosed.
Confirmation of the authenticity by Pierre Brulle dated December 02, 2000, enclosed.
Further consulted with Dr Irena Zantovska Murray HonFRIBA, Professor Jaromir Zemina and Dr Jiri Machalicky.

Starting/Selling price
1.250.000 Kč
EUR 52 080
2.000.000–3.000.000 Kč
EUR 83 330–125 000
Price realized
3.000.000 Kč