Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 453

Henri Michaux
Peinture à l'encre de Chine, 1965.
Brush and India ink drawing
€ 14,000 - 18,000

$ 16,800 - 21,600

Lot description
Peinture à l'encre de Chine. 1965.
Brush and India ink drawing.
Lower right monogrammed. Verso dated and titled, presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. On firm, slightly structured wove paper by Canson & Montgolfier (with the wtaermark). 74.5 x 109.5 cm (29.3 x 43.1 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• Part of a Swiss private collection for more than 45 years.
• From Michaux’s important work series "Encre de Chine".
• Large-size document of his fascination for Asian calligraphy, in particular for Chinese ideograms.
• Other works from this series are in the collections of, among others, the Städel Museum in Frankfurt am Main, the London Tate, the Guggenheim Museum in New York and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris

This work is registered at the Archives Henri Michaux, Paris.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Le Point Cardinal, Paris (1967).
Erker-Galerie, St. Gallen (with a gallery label on rear of the frame).
Private collection Switzerland (acquired from aforementioned in 1975).

EXHIBITION: Henri Michaux. Retrospective, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, September 18 - October 24, 1971, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Gent, November 10 - December 12, 1971, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, January 13 - February 10, 1972.
Henri Michaux, Erker-Galerie, St. Gallen, July 7 - September 7, 1974.

Called up: June 19, 2021 - ca. 13.32 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Henri Michaux "Peinture à l'encre de Chine"
This lot can be subjected to differential taxation plus a 7% import tax levy (saving approx. 5 % compared to regular taxation) 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
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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.