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Auction: 
Dubnová aukce v Mánesu
Author: 
Jan Preisler
Year: 
(1872 – 1918)
Artwork: 
Gerlach
Starting/Selling price: 
2 690 EUR
Estimate: 
3 080–4 620 EUR
Sold: 
80.000 Kč
mixed media (pastel, pencil) on paper
Dimensions: 35 x 25 cm  
verso an estate stamp J.Preisler no.4
 
Provenance:
- collection of Jindrich Waldes 
- 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 875 / NG K 6149
- 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
 
Consulted with Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Karel Srp, Dr Jiri Machalicky, Aneta Kopecka and Vladimir Lekes.
 
Confirmation of authenticity attached.