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Auction: 
26.11.2016
Year: 
(1888–1971)
Artwork: 
Apple Orchard with Dandelions
Starting/Selling price: 
14 440 EUR
Sold: 
400 000 Kč

Oil on board
Dimensions: 50.5 x 67 cm
Signed lower right “M.Benka”
Verso handwritten inscription in pencil “a č. 72-019”

Confirmation of authenticity by Professor Tomas Vlcek attached.
Consulted with Professor Jaromir Zemina and Jiri Machalicky, PhD.

Martin Benka was a Slovak painter and illustrator. He is regarded as the founder of Modernist 20th century Slovak painting. He was given the title National Artist.

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