Podzimní aukce v Expo 58 ART
(1880 – 1925)
10 400 EUR
12 000 - 14 000 EUR
bronze (original cast)
height: 63 cm
signed on the plinth: "Stursa"
numbered from below: P 404
- collection of Jindrich Waldes
- confiscated by the Gestapo in 1939-40, moved to the State Gallery in Prague
- deposited in the collections of the National Gallery in Prague, registered under No. P404
- in 1996 returned by the National Gallery in Prague (the so-called Waldes restitution) to the heirs of the factory owner Jindrich Waldes
- on November 9, 1997 sold at the Meissner-Neumann auction (item no. 163) for the then record price of CZK 187,000
- collection of the Hascoe family, important Czech art collectors from Connecticut (USA)
Consulted with Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.
Confirmation of authenticity attached.