Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 481

Georg Kolbe
Bewegungsskizze, Kleiner Ruf der Erde, 1925.
Bronze with black brown patina
€ 20,000 - 30,000

$ 23,400 - 35,100

Lot description
Bewegungsskizze, Kleiner Ruf der Erde. 1925.
Bronze with black brown patina.
Berger 75. With monogram beneath right hand and with foundry mark "H. Noack Berlin" beneath right foot. One of 15 posthumous casts. 22.8 x 25 cm (8.9 x 9.8 in).
Cast in 1964. The smal bronze was first shown at Cassirer in 1925. Kolbe had the larger version "Ruf der Erde" made in 1931. [SM].
• The large figure is one the artist's most appreciated works, a fact from which the smaller version also benefits.
• The bronze is a document of Kolbe's fascination for free dance.
• Particularly spatial and expressive posture

Accompanied by an expertise in English issued by Dr. Ursel Berger, Georg-Kolbe-Museum, Berlin, on May 24, 2018.

PROVENANCE: Jacob Weintraub Gallery, New York.
Private collection Switzerland (bought from Sotheby´s London, 2001).
Private collection Rhineland Palatinate.

LITERATURE: Sotheby's London, June 27, 2001, lot 188.

Called up: December 12, 2020 - ca. 18.36 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Georg Kolbe "Bewegungsskizze, Kleiner Ruf der Erde"
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 2.4% including statutory sales tax.