Lot 12. Illustration for Song of Songs

František Kupka
(1871 – 1957)
mixed media (watercolor, pencil) on paper 31 x 22, 5 cm  signed lower right "Kupka"  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. NG K 6369 - 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
150.000 Kč
5 770 EUR
200.000 - 250.000 Kč
7 690 - 9 620 EUR
Price realized
540.000 Kč