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Prague Auction Season Starts After New Year

Prague auction season starts after New Year

25 January 2007, 21:18 - Art
Prague Zofin Palace (island on the Vltava river near the National Theatre) will host first major commercial auction of the year. Works of "ancient and modern art" will take place on Sunday 28 January 2007 at 1:30 pm.

The masterpieces of fine art include Classic genre art, works of Julius Marak and his students, Czech landscape painters, Czech artistic scene, and with special offer of Italian masters of modern art 2nd half of 20th century. There will be more than 270 items on the full list of the programme.

The painting with the highest starting price is the painting on oil and canvas called Rocky Coast (Sea) by Czech master – impresionist, who was later influenced by cubism and futurism - Bohumil Kubista from 1915 (see picture). The starting price for the painting is 1,450,000 CZK (approx. 51 785 euro).

Also work of world famous Alfons Mucha, such as Contemplative girl in the landscape with the river, are on the auction list (at the starting price of 980,000 CZK - approx. 35 000 euro).

Find full catalog on this website: www.acb.cz. All items for the auction will be presented one hour before the start of the auction at the Palace Zofin.

WHERE: Palác Žofín, Slovanský ostrov 226, Prague 1

WHEN: Sun 28 Jan 2007 at 1:30pm

MORE INFO: 1. Art Consulting Brno - Praha

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