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Sale: 451 / Post War, June 10. 2017 in Munich Lot 117000083

Lot description
Natare I. 1969.
Bronze with green-brown patina, partly polished.
Wellmann 330. With name and date on base, as well as with the foundry mark "W. Füssel Berlin 70 [?]" on verso. Only known cast made during the artist's lifetime. Ca. 181 x 86 x 65 cm (71.2 x 33.8 x 25.5 in).
This cast is the only known one made during Heiliger's lifetime. It was executed by the Charlottenburg foundry Wilhelm Füssel. Füssel, who was an apprentice at Noack in 1916, had his own foundry between 1922 and 1992, which soon became established as one of the most acclaimed art foundries in Berlin.
Additionally, the Berhard Heiliger Foundation commissioned a numbered posthumous cast from the preserved plaster original, which was executed by the art foundry Hermann Noack, Berlin.
Only known cast of this monumental bronze that was made during the artist's lifetime.

PROVENANCE: Colelction of Bank of New York, New York.

EXHIBITION: Berhard Heiliger: 19 Neue Skulpturen, Galerie Günther Franke, Munich, April 1970 (presumably this copy).
Berhard Heiliger, Galleria il Canale, Venice, July 1970 (presumably this copy).
Berhard Heiliger, Staempfli Gallery, New York, 22 September - 10 October 1970 (presumably this copy).
Bernhard Heiliger, Haus der Bremischen Bürgerschaft, Bremen, 5 July - 15 August 2003 (posthumous copy).

Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment
This lot can be purchased subject to differential or regular taxation.

Differential taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 32 % buyer's premium
Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 32%, for the share above € 500,000: 27% buyer's premium
The buyer's premium contains VAT, however, it is not shown.

Regular taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 25 % buyer's premium plus statutory sales tax Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 25%, for the share above € 500.000: 20% buyer's premium, each plus statutory sales tax

We kindly ask you to notify us before invoicing if you wish to be subject to regular taxation.

Resale right apportionment:
Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 1.5% plus statutory sales tax.
Bernhard Heiliger
Natare I, 1969.
€ 60,000 - 80,000

$ 64,800 - 86,400


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Bernhard Heiliger - Natare I - Back side
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