Lot 63
  • 63

František Kupka

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Description

  • František Kupka
  • Constructivist Composition
  • stamped with the artist's stamp lower centre
  • crayon and pencil on paper
  • 17.5 by 23.5cm., 7 by 9¼in.

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Karl Flinker, Paris (acquired from the above)
Private collection, Cologne
Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne
Purchased from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Punkaharju, Finland, Retretti Art Centre, Delaunay, Robert; Sonia Delaunay; Frank Kupka, 1996, no. 26, illustrated in the catalogue

Condition

The artist's sheet has been hinged to the backing board at its four corners, on the reverse. There are some signs of wear and of a folding line in the upper right corner. Colours are strong and vibrant. This work is ready to hang. Presented mounted, glazed and framed.
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Catalogue Note

Executed circa 1923.