Sale: 513 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 49

Ulrich Erben
Prima vista s/w, 1979.
Oil on canvas
€ 12,000 - 15,000

$ 14,040 - 17,550

Lot description
Prima vista s/w. 1979.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated on folded canvas. 145 x 120 cm (57 x 47.2 in). [JS].

• Large early composition chracterized by a striking minimalist concentration.
• In the early 1980s the Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim and the Kunstverein Brunswick showed important solo shows with works from this early period of creation.
• Today his works are in many public collections like the Hambuger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, and the Museum Folkwang, Essen.
• In 2012 the MKM Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, showed a grand solo show under the title "Ulrich Erben. Lust und Kalkül"

PROVENANCE: Galerie Schellmann & Klüser, Munich (with a label on the stretcher).
Private collection Northern Germany.

"Imagination lives on what I see. Ideas come from the material I work with, from the format, the surface, from what seems negligible."
U. Erben, quote from: Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst, Munich 1996, p. 2.

Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 14.48 h +/- 20 min.


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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.