Sale: 522 / Modern Art II, Dec. 11. 2021 in Munich Lot 453

 

453
Willi Baumeister
Formen figural - dreiteilig, 1938.
Oil and lacquer on canvas
Estimate:
€ 50,000 - 70,000

 
$ 58,000 - 81,200

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Formen figural - dreiteilig. 1938.
Oil and lacquer on canvas.
Beye/Baumeister 708. Stretcher signed, with hand-written date "Dez 38" and with a direction arrows, once again signed and inscribed with the number "712" on an adhesive label. 54 x 65 cm (21.2 x 25.5 in).

• Work in bright and intense colors
• Privately-owned since it was made
• Made during a time of inner exile with the defamed artist group "Wuppertaler Arbeitskreis"
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany (acquired directly from the artist).
Private collection (since 2010).

LITERATURE: Will Grohmann, Willi Baumeister. Leben und Werk, Cologne 1963, Verzeichnis der Gruppen, Formen 1936-1938, p. 283, no. 446 (with illu.), there with the title: "Formen figural, dreiteilig II".
Ketterer Kunst, Munich, 374th auction, December 4, 2010, lot 52.
"however, the content of almost all modern pictures is characterized by color and shape, therefore there are no titles at all that could match the content or matter of a modern picture. The real content of a modern picture is visible and hidden in the very external drama of the colors and shapes and in all their relationships to each other." Willi Baumeister, quote from: gleichnisse zur natur, Der Spiegel 3, 1949.

Called up: December 11, 2021 - ca. 18.10 h +/- 20 min.




 

Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Willi Baumeister "Formen figural - dreiteilig"
This lot can be purchased subject to differential or regular taxation.

Differential taxation:
Hammer price up to 500,000 €: herefrom 32 % premium.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 500,000 € is subject to a premium of 27 % and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 500,000 €.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 2,500,000 € is subject to a premium of 22 % and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 2,500,000 €.
The buyer's premium contains VAT, however, it is not shown.

Regular taxation:
Hammer price up to 500,000 €: herefrom 25 % premium.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 500,000 € is subject to a premium of 20% and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 500,000 €.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 2,500,000 € is subject to a premium of 15% and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 2,500,000 €.
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Resale right apportionment:
In accordance with §26 of German Copyright Act, a droit de suite charge of 2.4% including VAT is levied for original artworks and photographs for the compensation of the statutory right of resale.