Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 180

 

180
Gerhard Richter
Frau mit Kopfhörern, 1987.
Pencil drawing
Estimate:
€ 14,000 - 18,000

 
$ 16,240 - 20,880

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Frau mit Kopfhörern. 1987.
Pencil drawing.
Schwarz 87/4. Lower right signed and dated "26.1.87". With the round collector stamp on the reverse. On wove paper. 29.9 x 41.2 cm (11.7 x 16.2 in), size of sheet.
With fragmentary sketches of feet on the reverse. [CH].
• Even though Richter was intensively occupied with abstarct painting in the 1980s, he also made landscapes and portraits during this time, among them famous femal portrait "Betty" (1988, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis).
• For Gerhard Richter drawings do not merely serve as studies for paintings: They are independent artworks and documents of the importance of graphic art in the 20th and 21st century.
• Other pencil drawings by Gerhard Richter from the late 1980s are at, among others, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the British Museum, London, the Museum Brandhorst, Munich, the Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, the Städel Museum, Frankfurt a. M., and the Kunstmuseum Winterthur.
• Over the last couple of years Gerhard Richter's graphic art has been shown in several importnat exhibitions, for instance at the Städel Museum, Frankfurt a. M. (2019/2020), the Albertinum in Dresden (2020), the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C. (2014), the Musée du Louvre, Paris (2012), and the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (2011)
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich.
Galerie Biedermann, Munich.
Private collection Southern Germany.
Ever since family-owned.

LITERATURE: Dieter Schwarz (editor), Gerhard Richter. Zeichnungen 1964-1999 (catalog raisonné), Düsseldorf 1999, cat. no. 87/4, p. 270 (with illu., p. 270).

Called up: June 10, 2022 - ca. 14.40 h +/- 20 min.




 

Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right compensation for Gerhard Richter "Frau mit Kopfhörern"
This lot can be purchased subject to differential or regular taxation, artist‘s resale right compensation is due.

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.

Calculation of artist‘s resale right compensation:
For works by artists who passed away less than 70 years ago, a artist‘s resale right compensation is levied in accordance with Section 26 UrhG:
4 % of hammer price from 400.00 euros up to 50,000 euros,
another 3 % of the hammer price from 50,000.01 to 200,000 euros,
another 1 % for the part of the sales proceeds from 200,000.01 to 350,000 euros,
another 0.5 % for the part of the sale proceeds from 350,000.01 to 500,000 euros and
another 0.25 % of the hammer price over 500,000 euros.
The maximum total of the resale right fee is EUR 12,500.

The artist‘s resale right compensation is VAT-exempt.