Lot 15. Study of Cats

František Kupka
(1871 – 1957)
ink on paper Dimensions: 10,5 x 17 cm  verso inscription by hand of the author  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 1222 / NG K 5012 - 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
40.000 Kč
1 540 EUR
60.000 - 80.000 Kč
2 310–3 080 EUR
Price realized
80.000 Kč