Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 443

Emil Schumacher
Aka I, 1965.
Oil and canvas fragments, collaged on canvas
€ 30,000 - 40,000

$ 36,000 - 48,000

Lot description
Aka I. 1965.
Oil and canvas fragments, collaged on canvas.
Lower right barely legibly signed. Verso of the stretcher with hand-written signature, date and title. 70.5 x 50.5 cm (27.7 x 19.8 in).
• Spectacular work with strong color contrasts and a unique surface appeal.
• Relief-like colors and matter are characteristic of the artist's oeuvre.
• Participation in Documenta II, III and VI in Kassel in 1959, 1964 and 1977.
• The Emil Schumacher Museum in Hagen opened in 2009

The work is registered at the archive with the number 0/5.156 and will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonneé.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Pauli, Lausanne (verso with the label).
Private collection Bavaria.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg (since 2015).

EXHIBITION: Emil Schumacher, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, February 18 - March 26, 1972 Emil Schumacher (with a label on verso of the stretcher).

"One would like to say about the gestrue of the graphisms that he [Schumacher] goes from the knobby arabesques of old olive trees to the calm arches of Moorish mosques; from the vehemence of expressive gestures to the pure, albeit 'disturbed' sound of a simple curve."
Werner Schmalenbach, Emil Schumacher, Cologne 1981, p. 142.

Called up: June 19, 2021 - ca. 13.15 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Emil Schumacher "Aka I"
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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.