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Auction: 
28.10.2018
Year: 
(1887 - 1945)
Artwork: 
Boy in a Window
Created: 
1915–1931
Starting/Selling price: 
147.060 EUR
Estimate: 
176.470 – 235.290 EUR
Sold: 
4.650.000 Kč / 182.350 EUR
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 45 x 36 cm
Signed and dated lower right „J.Č. 31“
Verso by author´s hand „Josef Čapek, Dítě u okna, 1915-1931“
Provenance:
- a significant Prague collection, purchased in 1932 directly from Josef Čapek
Publicated.
Exhibited.
 
This is probably Josef Čapek’s first painting with motive of the child.
 
Consulted with Professor Jaromir Zemina and Dr Karel Srp.
Confirmation of authenticity attached.
Expertise by Dr Pavla Pecinkova attached.