Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 110

Gabriele Münter
Frauenbildnis, Um 1910.
Oil on canvas
Post auction sale: € 18,000 / $ 21,600
Lot description
Frauenbildnis. Um 1910.
Oil on canvas.
Bottom right monogrammed. With inscription "10/275" on the reverse. 45 x 32 cm (17.7 x 12.5 in).

• Portraits by the hand of Gabriele Münter are very rare on the international auction market.
• Münter portrayed mainly women, of which many came from her circle of friends.
• Gabriele Münter's portraits are in renowned international museums, among them the Lenbachhaus, Munich, the Schloßmuseum Murnau, the Des Moines Art Center, Iowa or the Milwaukee Art Museum

PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.

"Painting portraits is the most audacious and difficult, the most spiritual and extreme task for an artist"
G.Münter 1952 (quote from Gabriele Münter, Malen ohne Umschweife, Lenbachhaus Munich 2019, p.100)


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Gabriele Münter "Frauenbildnis"
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.