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Auction: 
26.11.2016
Year: 
(1884–1965)
Artwork: 
Olympia
Starting/Selling price: 
11 110 EUR
Sold: 
300 000 Kč

1920
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 72 x 89 cm
Signed lower left “Feigl”

Published: Cf. Hartmut Krug ‘Kunst im Exil in Grossbritannien 1933 -1945’, Berlin 1986, p..125 - 126

Confirmation of authenticity by Professor Tomas Vlcek attached.
Expertise by Professor Jaromir Zemina attached.

Bedrich Feigl was a Czech Jewish painter, graphic designer and illustrator.
He studied at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts with Vlaho Bukovac and Frantisek Thiele. In 1906, he travelled through Europe with Emil Filla and Antonin Prochazka. In Berlin he became familiar with the art of Max Liebermann. In 1907 Feigl attended the first exhibition in Prague of the group The Eight. He lived for a long time in Berlin and New York. His works are represented in galleries and museums around the world.
Friedrich Feigl was one of the founders of Czech modern art and initiated a number of art exhibitions.

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