Sale: 496 / Evening Sale, Dec. 06. 2019 in Munich Lot 175

 
175
Max Ernst
Le mont chauve, 1955.
Oil on panel
Estimate:
€ 50,000 - 70,000

 
$ 55,000 - 77,000

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Lot description
Le mont chauve. 1955.
Oil on panel.
Spies/Metken 3123. Signed in lower right (scratched into wet paint). Signed, dated and titled on rear. 24 x 33 cm (9.4 x 12.9 in).
[CE].
- Charming, mystical depiction in the unmistakable technique that Ernst had developed
- Intensive literary reference.
- Made shortly after the artist was honored with the Grand Prize at the XXVII. Venice Biennale
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We are grateful to Dr. Jürgen Pech for his kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Collection Edouard Loeb, Paris.
Galerie Semiha Huber, Zürich.

LITERATURE: Das Kunstwerk, 10th year, April 1956, issue 4, p. 19.
Christie’s, London, auction 7022, The art of the Surreal Evening Sale, February 7, 2005, lot 99 (with illu.).

Called up: December 6, 2019 - ca. 19.16 h +/- 20 min.

 


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Max Ernst "Le mont chauve"
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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
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Regular taxation:
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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.