Lot 9. Accordionist / Woman on a Bench

František Kupka
(1871 – 1957)
1902 – 1903
pencil on paper Dimensions: 17 x 10,5 cm  lower left inscription by hand of the author verso pencil drawing: sitting woman on a bench  Provenance:- purchased by Jindrich Waldes directly from Frantisek Kupka - confiscated by the Gestapo in 1939, moved to the State Gallery and then to the National Gallery in Prague - deposited in the collections of the National Gallery in Prague, registered under No. W 2111 / NG K 5049 - in 1996 the restitution of the National Gallery in Prague (the so-called Waldes restitution) to the heirs of the factory owner Jindrich Waldes - significant private collection   Exhibited.    Publicated.   Consulted with Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Karel Srp, Dr Jiri Machalicky, Aneta Kopecka and Vladimir Lekes.   Confirmation of authenticity by Vladimir Lekes attached.
Starting/Selling price
80.000 Kč
3 080 EUR
100.000 - 150.000 Kč
3 850 - 5 770 EUR
Price realized
120.000 Kč