Lot 11. Figural sketch (Man Lying on the Sidewalk)

František Kupka
(1871 – 1957)
pencil on paper Dimensions: 10, 5 x 17 cm  verso inscription by hand of the author verso pencil drawing   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 1225 / NG K 5056 - 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   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
50.000 Kč
1 920 EUR
60.000 - 80.000 Kč
2 310 - 3 080 EUR
Price realized
85.000 Kč