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We prefer quality over quantity:

Frantisek Kupka: Series C I. (Plans Miniscules)

date of sale: 26. 11. 2016
price: 2.300.000 EUR
the most expensive artwork auctioned in the Czech Republic
1935
oil on wooden panel
55 x 60 cm
signed lower right: Kupka

Frantisek Kupka: The Blue

date of sale: 18. 4. 2012
price: 2.393.000 EUR
1913
oil on canvas
73 x 60 cm
signed lower left: Kupka
from the Jindrich Waldes collection

Oskar Kokoschka: Frogs

date of sale: 26. 11. 2016
price: 1.400.000 EUR
the most expensive painting of the post-war period of Czech artists and the world record of the painter from his post-war period
1968
oil on canvas
61 x 92 cm
signed lower right: OK

Frantisek Kupka: En Dégradés (Verticales)

date of sale: 25. 3. 2009
price: 1.082.000 EUR
1935
oil on canvas
71 x 71 cm
signed lower center: Kupka
from the Louis Carré collection

 

Josef Sima: Afternoon (Pink Body)

date of sale: 26. 11. 2016
price: 847.400 EUR
1928 - 1929
oil on canvas
135 x 102 cm
signed and dated lower right: Sima 1929

Toyen: Falaise de Balaste

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 832.750 EUR
1929
oil on canvas
73 x 99 cm
signed and dated lower right: TOYEN 29 
from the Dr. Ivo Rotter collection

Emil Filla: Comédie de la Mort

date of sale: 10. 11. 2010
price: 813.000 EUR
world auction record of the author

1914
oil on canvas
30,7 x 25,4 cm
signed and dated on the reverse: E. Filla 1914

Emil Filla: Painter

date of sale: 23. 1. 2013
price: 735.000 EUR
1920 – 1921
oil and sand on canvas
98 x 90 cm
signed upper right: Emil Filla
from the collection of Prof Vincenc Kramar

Antonin Prochazka: Still Life with Oil Lamp

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 503.000 EUR
1921
oil, sand pastes, board
75 x 50 cm
signed and dated upper in the middle on the envelope: A. Procházka 21.
from the Dr. Ivo Rotter collection

 

Jindrich Styrsky: Maldoror

date of sale: 25. 3. 2009
price: 540.000 EUR
1941
oil on canvas
40 x 50 cm
signature undetected

Passion of the saint (St. Barbara and St. Catherine)

date of sale: 25. 3. 2009
price: 538.000 EUR
the most expensive old master painting ever sold at an auction in the Czech Republic

14th century
gold and tempera on wooden panel
36 x 26,3 cm
from the Jindrich Waldes collection

Jan Zrzavy: Mountain Landscape

date of sale: 25. 11. 2009
price: 516.000 EUR
auction record of 2009

oil on canvas
50,5 x 61 cm
signed lower right: ZJ

Toyen (Marie Cerminova): Geometric Composition

date of sale: 23. 3. 2011
price: 494.880 EUR
1926
oil on canvas
100 x 65 cm
signed and dated lower right: Toyen 1926

Toyen (Marie Cerminova): Clowns

date of sale: 10. 11. 2010
price: 470.000 EUR
oil on canvas
70 x 45,5 cm
signed lower left: Toyen

Jindrich Styrsky: Lanterns

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 397.720 EUR
1925
oil on canvas
56 x 63 cm
signed a dated lower left: Štyrský 1925 
from the Dr. Ivo Rotter collection

Oskar Kokoschka: Landscape with a Nude near Avignon

date of sale: 24. 4. 2013
price: 362.880 EUR
1925
oil on canvas
38 x 45 cm
signed lower right: OK

Jakub Schikaneder: On the castle stairs

date of sale: 25. 11. 2009
price: 327.800 EUR
oil on canvas
103 x 139 cm
signed lower right: J. Schikaneder

Jakub Schikaneder: Evening by the Seashore

date of sale: 18. 4. 2012
price: 291.600 EUR
oil on canvas
97 x 147 cm
signed lower right: J. Schikaneder

Rudolf Kremlicka: Three Women in Bath

date of sale: 28. 4. 2010
price: 249.200 EUR
world auction record of the author
1921
oil on canvas
signed and dated lower right: R Kremlicka 1921
from the collection of Karel Capek and his wife Olga Scheinpflugova
 
 

Vaclav Spala: Harlequin and Columbine

date of sale: 23. 11. 2014
price: 222.545 EUR
world auction record of the author

1922
oil on canvas
64 x 51 cm
signed lower left: VŠ 22
from the collection of the writer Karel Capek and his wife, Czech actress Olga Scheinpflugova

Jakub Schikaneder: Sitkovske mliny (View of Manes)

date of sale: 23. 1. 2013
price: 239.100 EUR
1910 – 1920
oil on canvas
75 x 80 cm
signed lower right J. Schikaneder

Antonin Slavicek: At the Okor´s Stream

date of sale: 14. 5. 2017
price: 221.300 EUR
1896 – 1897
oil, canvas, cardboard
64 x 78,5 cm
signature undetected
 

Josef Capek: Boy in a Window

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 217.580 EUR
1915–1931 
oil on canvas
45 x 36 cm 
signed and dated lower right: J.Č. 31
a significant Prague collection, purchased in 1932 directly from Josef Čapek
 
 

Otakar Kubin (Othon Coubine): Music Hall Bobino

date of sale: 22. 1. 2014
price: 184.550 EUR
auction record of the author
1910
oil on canvas
87 x 73 cm
signature undetected
from collection of JUDr. Frantisek Cerovsky

Jan Zrzavy: From the Kratka Village

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 182.480 EUR
1939
oil tempera, plywood
38 x 60,5 cm 
signed and dated lower right: Jan Zrzavý 1939
 
 

Zrzavy Jan: Head with Wreath

date of sale: 23. 3. 2011
price: 190.900 EUR
1952
oil and tempera on wood
39,8 x 31,5 cm
signed and dated upper left: J. Z 52

Josef Capek: Still Life with Flowers

date of sale: 25. 3. 2009
price: 168.600 EUR
1914
oil on canvas
32 x 22 cm
signed and dated lower right: J. Č. 14
from the collection of Vincenc Kramar

Josef Sima: Tempête à Fécamp

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 153.700 EUR
1953
oil on canvas
65 x 81 cm
signed and dated lower right : J. Šíma 53
 

Schikaneder Jakub: Garden Corner with a Dog

date of sale: 23. 11. 2014
price: 138.850 EUR
1910 – 1915
oil on canvas
45,5 x 58,5 cm
signed lower left: J Schikaneder

Antotin Hudecek: At the Stream (Okor)

date of sale: 14. 5. 2017
price: 144.500 EUR
world auction record of the author
1899
oil on cardboard
73,5 x 89 cm
signed lower right to the center: Ant. Hudeček

Frantisek Kupka: Les danseuses

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 145.050 EUR
world auction record of the author (paper work)
around 1905 
gouache on paper
42 x 42 cm 
signed lower right: Kupka

Johannes (Jan) Kupezky: Allegory of Hearing (music) in the form of an artist's Wife

date of sale: 31. 1. 2016
price: 122.390 EUR
world auction record of the author
oil on canvas
92,5 x 75 cm
signature undetected
from the collection of Professor Eduard A. Safarik
 

Jan Zrzavy: Archangel Gabriel

date of sale : 23. 3. 2011
price: 132.890 EUR
1952
oil and tempera on wood
39,8 x 32,5 cm
signed and dated upper right: J. Z 52

Vaclav Spala: Peonies

date of sale: 28. 4. 2010
price: 110.750 EUR
1919
oil on canvas
60 x 50,5 cm
signed and dated VŠ 19
 
from the collection of Prof Vincenc Kramar

Jindrich Prucha: Crucifixion

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 105.280 EUR
world auction record of the author
1912
oil on cardboard
52 x 68,5 cm
signed lower left: J. Prucha 
 

Eduard Veith: Familly celebration

date of sale: 14. 7. 2017
price: 99.350 EUR
world auction record of the author
1898
oil on canvas
125 x 595 cm
signed and dated upper in the middle : ANNO DOMINI 1898. E. VEITH.

Vojtech Hynais: Venus with Amorettes

date of sale: 31. 1. 2016
price: 93.250 EUR
1880
oil on canvas
62,3 x 44 cm
signed upper left : V Hynais / Paris 1880
 

Olbram Zoubek: The Muse

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 82 000 EUR
the most expensive sculpture of a Czech author sold at auction
world auction record of the author
1977
bronze, single cast
height 182 cm

Antonin Slavicek: Grain

date of sale: 26. 11. 2016
price: 88.750 EUR
1909
oil on canvas
45 x 52 cm
signed lower left: A. Slavíček
 
 

Frantisek Drtikol: The Bow

date of sale: 26. 4. 2015
price: 82.000 EUR
auction record of the author

pigment print
220 x 286 mm
signed and dated lower right: F. Drtikol 1928

Vaclav Radimsky: Landscape around Giverna

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 81.650 EUR
1899
oil on canvas
60,5 x 141 cm
signed lower left: V Radimský

Hippolyt Sobeslav Pinkas: Road to Cernay-la-Ville (The Alley of Masters)

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 79.540 EUR
1865
oil on canvas
92,5 cm x 67,5 cm 

 

Frantisek Kupka: Music

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 79.250 EUR
1930
gouache on paper
27 x 29,5 cm
signed lower right: Kupka
 
 

Frantisek Foltyn: A Girl with a red Ribbon in her Hair

date of sale: 22. 1. 2014
price: 70.300 EUR
1922
oil on canvas
100,5 x 75,5 cm
signed and dated upper right : Foltýn / 22 M (Mukačevo)

Emil Filla: Still Life with Tobacco

date of sale: 18. 4. 2012
price: 77.400 EUR
the most expensive author's work on paper
1914
lavender ink, watercolor, collage on cardboard
26,7 x 36,8 cm
signature undetected
the painting was given to the auction by the family of the painter Emil Filla

Jiri John: Pebble

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 74.450 EUR
world auction record of the author
1970
oil on canvas
100 x 81 cm
signed and dated lower right: J. John 70

 

 

Vojtech Hynais: Girl with Azalea

date of sale: 23. 1. 2013
price: 72.650 EUR
1913
oil on canvas
48 x 49 cm
signed and dated upper right: V Hynais 1913
 

Emil Filla: Still Life with Fish and Lemon

date of sale: 14. 5. 2017
price: 70.000 EUR
1947
oil on canvas
21 x 58 cm
signed and dated lower right: Emil Filla 47.

Emil Filla: Head

date of sale: 14. 7. 2017
price: 67.750 EUR
the most expensive sculptural work of the author
1935
marlstone
height: 53 cm
signature undetected

Johannes (Jan) Kupezky: Self-portrait by reality

date of sale: 31. 1. 2016
price: 63.450 EUR
oil on paper glued to the mat
45 x 30,3 cm
signature undetected
from the collection of Professor Eduard A. Safarik

Johannes (Jan) Kupezky: St. Frantisek of Assisi

date of sale: 31. 1. 2016
price: 61.200 EUR
oil on canvas
81,6 x 61 cm
signature undetected
from the collection of Professor Eduard A. Safarik

Bohumir Matal: Brick II

date of sale: 24. 4. 2013
price: 59.550 EUR
1945
oil and sand on canvas
62 x 78 cm
signed and described on the reverse : B. Matal Cihelna II. S 1945 Bílovice and old label Paris Art Studio

Frantisek Drtikol: Composition

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 60.830 EUR
1929
pigment printing
293 x 228 mm 
signed and dated lower right: Drtikol 1929 
 

Kristof Kintera: Talkman

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 58.490 EUR
world auction record of the author
1999
talking sculpture (polyurethane, metal, electic motor, sound, motion mechanism, analog-digital synchronizer, latex, steel construction, clothing, charger)
90 x 33,7 x 28 cm

Jan Preisler: Allegory

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 60.050 EUR
1912 – 1913
oil on canvas
41 x 105 cm

Alfred Justitz: Nude of the Girl

date of sale: 26. 11. 2016
price: 55.500 EUR
1925
oil on wooden panel
41 x 33 cm
signed and dated lower left: A. Justitz 25

Joza Uprka: From the Pilgrimage at St. Antonin Hill

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 55.250 EUR
1916
oil on canvas
49,5 x 90 cm
signed and dated lower right: JU 16.

Jindrich Styrsky: Le canon et l´enfant

date of sale: 26. 11. 2016
price: 51.050 EUR
1934
collage on paper
pasteboard cutout: 371 x 214 mm
signed, dated and described at the back: Jindřich Štyrský 1934, le canon et l´enfant
 

Frantisek Muzika: Mohyla I.

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 52.850 EUR
1960
oil on cardboard, author's frame
33 x 46 cm
signed and dated lower right : F. Muzika 60

Max Svabinsky: Yellow Umbrella (Summer)

date of sale: 18. 4. 2012
price: 53.200 EUR
1909
oil on canvas
31,5 x 27,5 cm
signature undetected
from the collection of Prof Vincenc Kramar

Jan Merta: Cloud

date of sale: 14. 5. 2017
price: 49.700 EUR
2006 – 2007
acrylic on canvas
300 x 390 cm (two-part painting 300 x 195 cm)
signed, described and dated at the back: Jan Merta 2006 – 07

Josef Capek: Kids among the Trees

date of sale: 23. 11. 2014

price: 43.400 EUR

the most expensive work of the author on paper

1934 – 35

a French pastel on handmade paper

pasteboard cutout: 40,5 x 50,5 cm

signed and dated lower right: Josef Čapek 1934-35

from the writer's collection of Karel Capek and Olga Scheinpflugova

Vlastislav Hofman: Mother with Child

date of sale: 23. 1. 2013
price: 44.550 EUR
1920
oil, canvas, carton
73 x 59 cm
signed and dated lower left: Vlastislav Hofman 1920
the painting was given to the auction by the family of the painter Vlastislav Hofman

Emil Orlik: Dancing Macara

date of sale: 22. 1. 2014
price: 41.300 EUR
1909
oil on panel
102 x 73 cm
signed and dated in the middle right : Orlik 09

Jaroslav Cermak: Montenegrin Beauty (Portrait of a South Slavic Woman)

date of sale: 10. 11. 2010
price: 43.900 EUR
1860-65
oil on canvas
59 x 46 cm (oval)
signed in the middle lower: Jaroslav Čermák

Jindrich Prucha: Winter Landscape

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 41.300 EUR
1911
oil on cupboard
45,5 x 55 cm
signed lower right: Prucha

Eduard Veith: Daughters Rhine and Dwarf Alberich (Nibelung Ring)

date of sale: 31. 1. 2016
price: 38.200 EUR
1909
oil on canvas
128 x 96 cm
signed and dated lower left: E. Veith 1909 Wien

Vincenc Benes: Prague Riverbank (View of Sitkovska Tower)

date of sale: 14. 5. 2017
price: 38.400 EUR
1913 – 1915
oil on canvas
60 x 40 cm
signed lower right: V. Beneš
 
 

Milos Jiranek: The Square in Tynec nad Labem

date of sale: 22. 1. 2014
price: 35.150 EUR
1909
oil on canvas
60 x 90,5 cm
signature undetected

Karel Malich: Cloud

date of sale: 18. 4. 2012
price: 38.700 EUR
1974 – 76
steel wire, color
cca 134 x 82 x 60 cm
signed and dated on line of wire are initials: KM 76

Jan Stursa: Burial in the Carpathians

date of sale: 18. 4. 2012
price: 36.300 EUR
world auction record of the author
1918
pear wood
height 45 cm
signed and dated: Štursa 1918
from the collection of manufacturer Jindřich Waldes

Antonin Pelc: Second Class

date of sale: 23. 1. 2013
price: 35.150 EUR
world auction record of the author
1949
oil on canvas
93 x 135,5 cm
signed and dated left lower : Pelc 49
the painting was given to the auction by the family of the painter Antonin Pelc

Othon Coubine: Still Life with a Fruit Bowl

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 33.690 EUR
20´of 20th century
oil on canvas
46 x 55 cm 
signed lower right: Coubine 
 

Jaroslav Kral: Two Women

date of sale: 23. 11. 2014
price: 30.800 EUR
the most expensive author's work on paper
circa 1935
pastel on carton
100 x 70 cm
signed lower right: Jar. Král

Emil Filla: Still Life with a Glass

date of sale: 23. 11. 2014
price: 30.800 EUR
painted in Rotterdam in 1914
combined technique on the carton of the brand White board
19 x 13 cm
signed, described and dated in the middle lower: Emil Filla Rotterdam 15/9 14
from the family collection of Emil Filla

Oldrich Blazicek: In the Sarka park

date of sale: 18. 4. 2012
price: 33.850 EUR
40s of the 20th century
90 x 100 cm
signature undetected
the work is from the painter's estate

Jaroslav Panuska: Water Sprite

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 31.250 EUR
1898
oil on canvas
75 x 105 cm
signed lower right: PANUŠKA 

Antonin Pelc: Seamstress

date of sale: 18. 4. 2012
price: 29.050 EUR
circa 1925
oil on canvas
65 x 49 cm
signed lower left: A. Pelc

Alen Divis: Bouquet

date of sale: 31. 1. 2016
price: 26.650 EUR
circa 1945
oil on canvas
66 x 45 cm
signature undetected

Knupfer Benes: On the Way out of Prayer

date of sale: 22. 1. 2014
price: 25.050 EUR
1883
oil on canvas
106 x 147 cm
signed, described and dated lower left: B. Knüpfer, Rome 1883

Yves Klein: Blue Table

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 27 400 EUR
1963
pure IKB pigment in plexiglass
steel, glass, plexiglass, pure pigment IKB
38 x 125,7 x 101,5 cm

Vaclav Brozik: Lady in green Dress

date of sale: 23. 1. 2013
price: 5.630 EUR
circa 1900
oil on canvas
46 x 38 cm
signed lower left : V Brožík

Hugo Baar: Landscape with blooming Meadow and Farmhouse

date of sale: 24. 4. 2013
price: 24.250 EUR
circa 1905
oil on canvas
99 x 98 cm
signed lower left: Hugo Baar

Milan Kunc: The Landscape of Tuscany

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 25.730 EUR
1995
gold colour, oil on canvas
130 x 170 cm 
signed and dated lower right: M. Kunc 1995 

Alexej Vasiljevic von Hanzen: Evening at Berth

date of sale: 22. 1. 2014
price: 23.750 EUR
oil on canvas
70 x 100 cm
signed lower right: A. Hanzen

Martin Benka: Street Scene in Ratiskovice

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 24.800 EUR
oil on cardboard
50 x 66,5 cm 
signed lower right: M. Benka
 

Radoslav Kratina: Variable nine-armed object

date of sale: 28. 10. 2018
price: 23.860 EUR
1976
sculpture, aluminium
92 x 50 x 50 cm

Milan Kunc: Tuscan Countryside

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 24.000 EUR
1991
oil on canvas
100 x 130 cm
signed, dated and described at the back: Tuscany Landscape Milan Kunc 1991

August Bedrich Piepenhagen: View of Loket nad Ohri Castle

date of sale: 23. 11. 2014
price: 20.400 EUR
oil on oak board
30,5 x 40 cm
signed lower right: Aug. Piepenhagen

Jan Kotera: A card and a smoking Table and two Armchairs

date of sale: 23. 1. 2013
price: 19.220 EUR
1902
an original set of gaming furniture designed by Jan Kotera
dark-stained, cut and grooved oak
table: 75 x 74 x 74 cm
chair: 83 x 61 x 52 cm

Josef Capek: Children and Pigeons

date of sale: 23. 11. 2014
price: 17.800 EUR
1929 – 1935
a French pastel on handmade paper
pasteboard cutout 31 x 37 cm
signed and dated right below center: Josef Čapek 1929 – 1935
from the writer's collection of Karel Capek and Olga Scheinpflugova

Vera Janouskova: Chemise

date of sale: 31. 1. 2016
price: 15.550 EUR
90s of the 20th century
enamelled sheet, flame drawing
height: 92 cm

Michal Ozibko: Essence of Escape

date of sale: 4. 2. 2018
price: 13.930 EUR
oil on canvas
230 x 190 cm
signed at the back

Otakar Novotny arch.(attributed): Cubist octagonal Table

date of sale: 25. 11. 2009
price: 11.800 EUR
1912-1920
stained (ebony) oak
height 70 cm, diameter 82 cm

Jiri Kolar: Mappemonde – Globus

date of sale: 25. 11. 2009
price: 10.900 EUR
1970
collage on globe
height 45 cm, diameter 35 cm
signed: JK 70

Anton Kothgasser: Goblet

View of the bridge Kettenbrucker and Palac Razumovsky in Vienna
date of sale: 22. 1. 2014
price: 9.230 EUR
1820 – 30
hand painted glass, gilded
height: 125 mm, diameter: 95 mm
from the collection of Jindrich Waldes