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Václav Rabas

The Rabas Mozolín Mill

oil on canvas
1935
signed
94 x 72 cm
Estimate: 100,000 CZK - 150,000 CZK
Starting price: 75,000 CZK
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80,000 CZK
oil on canvas, 1935, signed lower right, 94 × 72 cm, framed
In this painting of an uncommon subject-matter for Václav Rabas, the artist introduces us to his native home, the Mozolín mill, which the Rabas family had owned since the middle of the 18th century. The artwork, which comes from the artist’s estate, is listed in the exhibition catalogue (Jiří Kotalík: National Artist Václav Rabas: Collection of Work 1885–1954, Prague, 1956, cat. No. 115) and published in the artist’s monograph (Jiří Kotalík: Václav Rabas. Chronicle of his life and work, Prague, 1961, p. 12).