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July 30, 2020 at 11:30 am


July 30, 2020
10:00 am to 11:30 am

2020-07-30 11:30AM

Property Location

39 Windsor Place
Central Islip, NY 11722

Auction Location

39 Windsor Place
Central Islip, NY 11722

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Bankruptcy Auction – United States Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of New York

In Re: Mordechay Movtady – Case No. 18-76758-REG

Early 20th C. Painting Attributed To Wassily Kandinsky


  • Composition “No. 2”
  • Oil Painting on Canvas
  • Attributed to Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) Russia
  • Signed on Back
  • 124 cm x 89 cm (48.8″ x 35.0″)
  • Chronologically Attributed to the period of 1917-1919
  • Written determination by the Ministry of Culture of the USSR/All-Union Museum Association/State Tretyakovsky Gallery (1980). Translated to English 1991.
  • Analysis Report by Institut d’Art Conservation et Couleur (France) 2013

Inspection: Thursday, July 30, 2020 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am. Also available by appointment prior to July 30th.

Auction Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 11:30 am. Registration commences at 10:00 am.

Auction Location: Maltz Auction Gallery, 39 Windsor Place, Central Islip, NY 11722.  Online bidding available with prior registration.

Deposit: A 25% minimum deposit in cash or certified funds is required on knockdown of the bid.  Deposits may also be tendered via wire, certified check or official bank check in advance of July 29th for application towards the 25% down payment requirement.

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Robert L. Pryor, Chapter 7 Trustee
Pryor & Mandelup, L.L.P., Attorneys for the Chapter 7 Trustee
Richard B. Maltz, Auctioneer DCA# 1240836
David A. Constantino, Auctioneer DCA# 1424944
Phone (516) 349-7022 Fax (516) 349-0105

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