Lot 20. Puddles in a Pitcher on a Carp Blanket, a Piece of Landscape behind, Clouds

Vaclav Spala
(1885 – 1946)
11. 5. 1940

oil on canvas
53 x 39 cm
signed and dated lower right: V Spala 40
verso by author' s hand No. ((1254)), listed in the Catalogue raisonné of the works of Vaclav Spala under no. 1254 – Vaclav Spala used the doubled brackets around the inventory number of his paintings only for works he considered of exceptional quality, with a correspondingly high required selling price

– first owner Dr Soutocky
– significant collection, Prague

– Catalogue raisonné of the works of Vaclav Spala (1885–1946), p. 114, under No. 1254

Consulted with Dr Irena Zantovska Murray HonFRIBA, Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.
Authenticity certificate enclosed.

Starting/Selling price
800.000 Kč
EUR 32 000
1.000.000–1.200.000 Kč
EUR 40 000–48 000
Price realized