Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 120000076

Alexej von Jawlensky
Meditation N. 26, 1935.
€ 40,000 - 60,000

$ 45,600 - 68,400

Lot description
Meditation N. 26. 1935.
Oil on structured paper, firmly laid on backing board.
Jawlensky/Pieroni-Jawlensky 1700. Lower left monogrammed and lower right dated. Lower margin of backing board inscribed "VII 1935" and "N. 26". Verso inscribed "VII 1935", "I A" and "N 26". 17.7 x 12.6 cm (6.9 x 4.9 in). Backing board: 32,5 x 25,2 cm (12,8 x 9,9 in).

• Among the small Meditations this work is of particular signiifance as the artist rated it "I A" (meaning 'top class') bewertete
• Present from the artist, evers since family-owned

PROVENANCE: Private collection Wiesbaden (gifted from the artist in 1939).
Private collection Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (inherited from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Alexej Jawlensky - Kunsthalle in Emden, Foundation Henri Nannen, December 3, 1989 - February 4, 1990.
Museum am Ostwall(permanent loan 1992-2004).
Pommersches Landesmuseum, Greifswald (permanent loan 2004-2020).

LITERATURE: Clemens Weiler, Jawlensky Köpfe - Gesichter - Meditationen, Hanau 1970, no. 662.
"I sit and work, that's my greatets pleasure, I work just for myself, for myself and for my god, while my elbows hurt badly. I am often numb with pain, but my work is my prayer, passionate prayers spoken through colors."
Jawlensky to Galka Scheyer, July 25, 1936.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Alexej von Jawlensky "Meditation N. 26"
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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.