Lot 17. Lovers in the Forest

Jan Preisler
(1872 – 1918)
oil on board 27 x 35 cm verso estate stamp: "from the estate of prof. Jan Preisler No. 268" verso pencil note: "comes from the property of painter Jos. Ullmann"   Provenance: -       private collection of Jan Preisler -       purchased from the estate of Jan Preisler by painter Josef Ullmann -       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 Petr Wittlich, Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.    Expertise by recogized expert Professor Petr Wittlich attached.
Starting/Selling price
2.000.000 Kč
80 000 EUR
3.000.000 - 4.000.000 Kč
120 000 - 160 000 EUR
Price realized
2.450.000 Kč