London, South Kensington
5 December 2002
Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980)
signed 'OKokoschka' (lower left)
watercolour heightened with white on paper
12 x 14in. (30.5 x 35.6cm.)
There is a drawing on the reverse of Olda Palkovská, later the artist's wife, from 1939
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This work was executed in the first half of 1940 during the artist's stay in Polperro, Cornwall.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Dr Alfred Weidinger and will be included in his forthcoming catalogue raisonné
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