Sale: 498 / Art of the 19th Century, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 520

 
520
Henri Joseph Harpignies
Chercheurs d’écrevisses [Flusskrebsfischer], Wohl 1857.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 15,000 - 20,000

 
$ 17,100 - 22,800

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Lot description
Chercheurs d’écrevisses [Flusskrebsfischer]. Wohl 1857.
Oil on canvas.
Signed in lower left. Verso of the stretcher with a hand-written number and a label of the Galerie Bühler, Munich. 98 x 71 cm (38.5 x 27.9 in).

• Rare work from the artist's early period of creation
• One of the first paintings presented at the Paris Salon in 1857
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We are grateful to Dr. Jean-Pierre Cappoen, Université de Lille Laboratoire IRHIS, for his kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Dr. Hans-Peter Bühler, Munich.
Private collection Lower Saxony (acquired from aforementioned in 1984).

EXHIBITION: Salon des Artistes français, Paris 1857, no. 1310.
Visions de la nature en France du XIXe siècle, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie Besançon, April-Mai 1986.

LITERATURE: Hans-Peter Bühler, Henri-Joseph Harpignies. Michelangelo der Bäume, in: Weltkunst, year 54, no. 9, 1984, pp. 1243-1247.
Jean-Pierre Cappoen, Henri Harpignies (1819-1916) et les salons. Leurs roles dans sa carrière, dans sa réception et la fortune critique de son ½uvre (doctor thesis at. Université de Lille, in preparation), no. 1310, illu. 9.
"I can absolutely understand that there are people like Daubigny and Harpignies and Ruysdael and so many others who are irresistibly taken with landscapes, entirely satisfied by their work, as they are simply happy with the air, the soil, a pond and a shrub."
Vincent van Gogh to his brother Theo van Gogh, between February 5 and 16, 1885, letter no. 483.

Called up: July 18, 2020 - ca. 17.20 h +/- 20 min.

520
Henri Joseph Harpignies
Chercheurs d’écrevisses [Flusskrebsfischer], Wohl 1857.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 15,000 - 20,000

 
$ 17,100 - 22,800

+
 


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Henri Joseph Harpignies "Chercheurs d’écrevisses [Flusskrebsfischer]"
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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 2.4% including statutory sales tax.