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Auction: 
Říjnová aukce v Mánesu
Author: 
František Kupka
Year: 
(1871 – 1957)
Artwork: 
La Voie du silence I.
Created: 
1900 – 1902
Starting/Selling price: 
14 620 EUR
Estimate: 
19 230 – 26 920 EUR
Sold: 
1 100 000 Kč
colorful aquatint on paper
dimensions: 37,5 x 35 cm
signed lower left "Kupka"
 
Verso Kupka's drawing
study of the painting Soul of Lotus (collection of the National Gallery in Prague)
around 1898
pencil on paper
37,5 x 35 cm
 
Provenance:
-  Eugenie Kupka collection
- Andreé Martinel – Kupka collection (stepdaughter of painter)
- significant private collection Bordeaux
 
 Exhibited.
 Publicated.
 
 
Confirmation of the authenticity by Vladimír Lekes, the main author of the Catalogue Raisonne  by Frantisek Kupka and the Copyright Holder attached.
Consulted with Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Aneta Kopecka.