Lot 13. Meditation (In Reflection)
oil on canvas
76.5 x 47 cm
signed lower left: J. Schikaneder
– from the exhibition of the Krasoumna Jednota
– purchased by the Krasoumna Jednota, bought in 1877 for the sum of 100 Austrian golds as a prize in a lottery among the members of the association; won in the drawing by Dr Eiselt from Prague
– auction Dorotheum Prague, 20. 09. 2008
– significant private collection
– Catalogue of the Krasoumna Jednota 1877, cat. No. 522
– Jakub Schikaneder (1855–1924), published by the National Gallery in Prague 2012, editor Veronika Hulikova, reproduced full-page on p. 43 and below in the Inventory of Works under No. 3 on p. 277
– exhibition of the Krasoumna Jednota, Prague 1877
– Jakub Schikaneder – New Discoveries of Works by the Painter of Mysterious Moods, Moravian Gallery in Brno (12. 04. 2007–15. 07. 2007)
– Jakub Schikaneder, National Gallery in Prague, Wallenstein Riding Hall, (20. 04. 2012–21. 10. 2012)
Expertise by Dr Tomas Vlcek, enclosed.
Consulted with Dr Irena Zantovska Murray HonFRIBA, Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.