Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 120000197

Oskar Kokoschka
Frühlingsblumen, 1972.
Watercolor on paper
€ 30,000 - 40,000

$ 34,200 - 45,600

Lot description
Frühlingsblumen. 1972.
Watercolor on paper.
Lower right signed and dated "III. 72". On BFK Rives wove paper (with the watermark). 65.7 x 50.5 cm (25.8 x 19.8 in), size of sheet. [CH].

• One of Oskar Kokoschka's flower watercolors which are particularly sought-after for their fresh and strong colors.
• Kokoschka's talents in both graphic art and painting become particularly obvious in his true-to-life flower watercolors.
• Kokoschka executes the delicate watercolor onto the paper without a preliminary drawing.

We are grateful to Dr. Alfred Weidinger for his kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Galerie Ludorff, Düsseldorf.
Private collection Rhineland.
Private collection Rhineland (inherited from aforementioned).


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Oskar Kokoschka "Frühlingsblumen"
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.