Lot 13. Sketch for illustrations (probably to the Song of Songs)

František Kupka
(1871 – 1957)
pencil on paper 31 x 24 cm  verso sketch of decorative frame   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 2040 / NG K 5062 - 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
45.000 Kč
1 730 EUR
60.000–80.000 Kč
2 310–3 080 EUR
Price realized
45.000 Kč