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Auction: 
Říjnová aukce v Mánesu
Author: 
František Kupka
Year: 
(1871 – 1957)
Created: 
around 1897
Starting/Selling price: 
15 380 EUR
Estimate: 
26 920 – 38 460 EUR
Sold: 
1 350 000 Kč
oil on canvas
Dimensions: 32 x 27 cm
signed and indiscribed lower left "Kupka (Biblioman)"
 
Provenance:
- Eugenie Kupka collection
- Andreé Martinel – Kupka collection (stepdaughter of the painter)
- significant private collection Bordeaux
 
Confirmation of the authenticity by Vladimír Lekes, the main author of Frantisek Kupka Catalogue raisonné.
Consulted with Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Aneta Kopecka.