OTAKAR ŠVEC (1892-1955)
OTAKAR ŠVEC (1892-1955)
OTAKAR ŠVEC (1892-1955)
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OTAKAR ŠVEC (1892-1955)

Závodní auto (Racing Car)

OTAKAR ŠVEC (1892-1955)
Závodní auto (Racing Car)
signed 'O. ŠVEC' and with the stamp of the National Gallery, Prague (on the top of the base); with the stamp of the National Gallery, Prague and numbered '2/5' (on the left rim); stamped again (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 9 in. (22.8 cm.)
Length: 21 ¼ in. (54 cm.)
Width: 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.)
Conceived in 1925; this example cast in 2000
This example made under contract with the National Gallery, Prague from their collection cast (inventory no. NG P4801) in 2000.
J. Hlušicka, The Hascoe Collection of Czech Modern Art of the First Half of the Twentieth Century, Prague, 2004, no. S142, p. 206 (illustrated pl. 114).
Birmingham, Alabama, Birmingham Museum of Arts, Prague Nights, April 2007.
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

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