Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 259

 

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Gerhard Marcks
Sitzendes Kleinkind, 1957.
Bronze, with gold-brown patina
Post auction sale: € 3,600 / $ 3,744
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Sitzendes Kleinkind. 1957.
Bronze, with gold-brown patina.
Rudloff 681. With the artist's signed, the number and the foundry mark "Guss Barth Rinteln" on the bottom. One of twelve copies. Height: 38.5 cm (15.1 in).
Cast by art foundry Gießerei Barth, Rinteln after 1970. "Sitzendes Kleinkind" is mentioned in the artist's journals (for his works of plaster and bronze) under the number 470. An additional ten sheet with sketches were made in the studio. [CH].
• For the first time offered on the international auction market (source: artprice.com).
• In the 1950s, the artist also made the Bremen landmark "Bremer Stadtmusikanten", the "Job" bronze in front of St. Klara Church in Nuremberg and the Albertus Magnus monument in front of the University of Cologne.
• In 1952, Marcks took part in the Venice Biennial as a representative of German sculpting and showed works at documenta I and II in Kassel in 1955 and 1959.
• Gerhard Marcks used the design for our "sitting toddler" again in the same year for the bronze "Mother with Child" (Rudloff 683)
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg (acquired from the abobve in 1989).
Ever since family-owned.




259
Gerhard Marcks
Sitzendes Kleinkind, 1957.
Bronze, with gold-brown patina
Post auction sale: € 3,600 / $ 3,744
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Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right compensation for Gerhard Marcks "Sitzendes Kleinkind"
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 living artists, or by artists who died 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.