Sale: 524 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 10. 2021 in Munich Lot 63

 

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Stephan Balkenhol
Männlicher Akt, 2008.
Bronze in colors and with stool base
Estimate:
€ 30,000 - 40,000

 
$ 34,800 - 46,400

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Männlicher Akt. 2008.
Bronze in colors and with stool base.
Right foot with monogram, number and the foundry mark. One of three Roman numbered copies. Height: 207 cm (81.4 in).
Cast by art foundry Stassacker (foot with stamp). [EH].
• Large male nude figure
• To date no bronzes from this edition have been offered on the international auction market (artnet.com, October 13, 2021, 4:47 pm)
• Stephan Balkenhol is the leading spirit behind the revival of the figurative sculpture in the early 1980s
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Belgium.

"I think that [..] basically every depiction of a human figure is of existential nature, because it raises the question as to who I am, what am I doing on Earth, how do I see and feel."
Stephan Balkenhol in an interview with Heinz-Norbert Jocks, Kunstforum, volume 144, 1999, p. 272.

Called up: December 10, 2021 - ca. 15.52 h +/- 20 min.




 

Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Stephan Balkenhol "Männlicher Akt"
This lot can be purchased subject to differential or regular taxation.

Differential taxation:
Hammer price up to 500,000 €: herefrom 32 % premium.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 500,000 € is subject to a premium of 27 % and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 500,000 €.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 2,500,000 € is subject to a premium of 22 % and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 2,500,000 €.
The buyer's premium contains VAT, however, it is not shown.

Regular taxation:
Hammer price up to 500,000 €: herefrom 25 % premium.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 500,000 € is subject to a premium of 20% and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 500,000 €.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 2,500,000 € is subject to a premium of 15% and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 2,500,000 €.
The statutory VAT of currently 19 % is levied to the sum of hammer price and premium. As an exception, the reduced VAT of 7 % is added for printed books.

We kindly ask you to notify us before invoicing if you wish to be subject to regular taxation.

Resale right apportionment:
In accordance with §26 of German Copyright Act, a droit de suite charge of 2.4% including VAT is levied for original artworks and photographs for the compensation of the statutory right of resale.