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Auction: 
Podzimní aukce v Expo 58 ART
Author: 
Antonín Slavíček
Year: 
(1870 – 1910)
Artwork: 
Cottages on the Hillside
Starting/Selling price: 
10 000 EUR
Estimate: 
16 000 - 24 000 EUR
Sold: 
270.000 Kč
oil on wooden panel
12,5 x 11,5 cm
signed lower right: "AS"
verso old label with a description signed by Pavla Duskova, widow of the Czechoslovak ambassador: "Ant. Slavicek: Cottages on the Hillside. This picture on a cutting panel, measuring 12.5 x 11.5 cm, was given in 1906 to my husband Cyril Dusek, the editor of "Time", from his friend Ant. Slavicek. Pavla Duskova, widow of the ambassador of the Czechoslovak Republic"
 
Provenance:
-       Cyril Dusek (1881-1924), one of the founders of Czechoslovakia, close friend of T.G. Masaryk, prominent politician and journalist, editor of the Czech magazine “Time“, member of the National Assembly of Czechoslovakia and the so-called Mafia, diplomat (first Czechoslovak ambassador to Switzerland and Egypt).                                  
-       significant collection of collector and banker Bohuslav Dusek, Prague
-       collection of the Bohuslav Dusek family
 
Consulted with Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes. 
 
Confirmation of authenticity attached.