Zrzavý painting sold for 3 million crowns

A painting by the one of the leading Czech modernist painters, Jan Zrzavý, was sold for three million crowns at an auction at the European Arts auction house in Prague on Sunday. The painting entitled ‘Red Boat’ was exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 1948. Bidding for the painting began at 1.8 million crowns. The ‘Red Boat’ was the most expensive piece sold at the Sunday auction. The most expensive painting by Zrzavý, entitled ‘Mountainous Landscape’ was sold in 2009 for more than 12 million crowns.

Author: Masha Volynsky