JAN MATULKA | SLOVAKIAN VILLAGE: TURI-POLE
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JAN MATULKA | SLOVAKIAN VILLAGE: TURI-POLE

Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 USD

JAN MATULKA | SLOVAKIAN VILLAGE: TURI-POLE

Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

JAN MATULKA

1890 - 1972

SLOVAKIAN VILLAGE: TURI-POLE


oil on canvas

24 by 29 ½ inches

(61 by 74.9 cm)

Painted in 1921.

Condition Report

The canvas is lined and there is frame abrasion at edges. There is fine surface cracking in the areas of thicker impasto and a few pindots of loss in the dark blue pigment near top edge. Under UV: the work retains an uneven varnish and there is inpainting to address frame abrasion at edges.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

The artist

Estate of the above

Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York

John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California

Shaklee Corporation, San Francisco, California, 1983 (acquired from the above)

Yamanouchi Pharma Technologies, Inc., Norman, Oklahoma, 1989 (acquired from the above via merger) 

Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2005

American Art
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