Sale: 496 / Evening Sale, Dec. 06. 2019 in Munich Lot 119001210

Xanti Alexander Schawinsky
Gala, 1925.
Oil on canvas
€ 30,000 - 40,000

$ 33,000 - 44,000

Lot description
Gala. 1925.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated in upper right. Signed and titled on verso of the canvas. 48.5 x 30.5 cm (19 x 12 in).

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Private collection Switzerland (verso with the label).
Private collection Netherlands.

EXHIBITION: Xanti Schawinsky (Reihe "Un museo oggi"), Galleria Communale d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, in cooperation with the Bauhaus Archive, Berlin, May 1 - June 8, 1975, p. 114, illu. on p. 62.
Xanti Schawinsky, Malerei, Bühne, Grafikdesign, Fotografie, Bauhaus Archive, Berlin 1986, cat. no. 2, mit Abb. S. 29.
Netherlands, bauhaus – pioneers of a new world, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, February 09 – May 26, 2019.

"I am the ghost that haunts the Bauhaus."
Xanti Schawinsky, quote from:


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Xanti Alexander Schawinsky "Gala"
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.