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Mikuláš Medek

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
Sold
42,500 GBP
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Description

  • Mikuláš Medek
  • Verticals
  • signed with initial and dated M VI 60 lower right
  • mixed media on canvas laid on board
  • 54.5 by 37.5cm., 21½ by 14¾in. (unframed)

Provenance

Alfred Schlee, Vienna (acquired in the 1970s; Schlee (1901 - 1999) was a music publisher and head of Universal Edition for 40 years. He was considered one of the most influential personalities in 20th-century music. Passionate about modern art from an early age, he was associated with the Bauhaus in Dessau and friends with German artist Oskar Schlemmer, who had been appointed Master of Form at the Bauhaus theatre workshop in 1923); thence by descent to the present owner
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