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Auction: 
Podzimní aukce v Expo 58 ART
Author: 
Jan Štursa
Year: 
(1880 – 1925)
Artwork: 
Sulamit Rahu
Created: 
1911
Starting/Selling price: 
10 400 EUR
Estimate: 
12 000 - 14 000 EUR
Sold: 
zpět
bronze (original cast)
height: 63 cm 
signed on the plinth: "Stursa"
numbered from below: P 404 
 
Provenance:
-       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.