Sale: 514 / Evening Sale, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 224

Lovis Corinth
Rosen, Tulpen und Flieder, 1916.
Oil on canvas
€ 150,000 - 200,000

$ 175,500 - 234,000

Lot description
Rosen, Tulpen und Flieder. 1916.
Oil on canvas.
Berend-Corinth 680. Signed and dated in upper left. 101 x 81 cm (39.7 x 31.8 in). [SM].

• The flower bouquet and the arrangement allow Corinth to show his great colorist talent.
• Remarkably large-size flower still life made in the middle of World War I.
• Consistent and notable provenance.
• "A flower piece by Lovis Corinth realized a good price" (review of the sale of the von Bleichert collection, 1929)

PROVENANCE: Galerie Oscar Hermes, Munich (until 1917).
Collection Paul von Bleichert, Klinga/Saxony (acquired from aforemtnioned through Hugo Helbing in 1917).
Ludwigsgalerie, Munich (acquired from aforemtnioned through Hugo Helbing in 1929).
Collection Max Böhm, Berlin (1929 or 1930/31, presumably acquired from aforementioned).
Theodor Johannsen, Wedel (acquired from aforementioned through Lepke in 1931).
Family-owned until 2019.
Private collection (inherited from aforementioned in 2019).

EXHIBITION: Collection Max Böhm. Berlin, Prussian Academy of Arts, Berlin, 1930, cat. no. 4.

LITERATURE: Hugo Helbing, Munich: Ölgemälde moderner Meister. Galerie Oscar Hermes, Munich, auction February 27, 1917, cat. no. 13 with illu. on plate 10.
Hugo Helbing, Munich: Collection v. B. [von Bleichert]. Ölgemälde moderner Meister des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, auction April 23, 1929, cat. no. 6 with illu.on plate 3.
Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst, issue 63 (1929), p. 32.
Rudolph Lepke’s Kunst-Auctions-Haus, Berlin: Collection Max Böhm, auction on January 28, 1931, cat. no. 5, with illu.
"Corinth was so full of expression and form as nature itself."
Charlotte Behrendt-Corinth

Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 17.42 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Lovis Corinth "Rosen, Tulpen und Flieder"
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

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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.