Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 454

 

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Conrad Felixmüller
Bildnis Fräulein Else Geissler, Klotzsche, 1929.
Oil on canvas
Post auction sale: € 15,000 / $ 17,400
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Bildnis Fräulein Else Geissler, Klotzsche. 1929.
Oil on canvas.
Felixmüller 461. Lower left signed and dated. 67 x 58.5 cm (26.3 x 23 in).
Verso with the inventory number of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. [AR].
• Portraits play an important role in Conrad Felixmüller's work.
• The dentist Hans Geissler received the work from the artist in exchange for a "family dental treatment", it shows a member of the Geissler family.
• In the same year the artist wrote the essay "Malerglück und Malerleben" - it is the beginning of a radical change in style towards an optimistic realism.
• Formerly part of the Dresden State Art Collections, from where it was reacquired by the artist.
• Offered on the international auction market for the first time (source: artprice.com)
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We are grateful to Claudia Maria Müller, State Art Collections Dresden, for her kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Hans Geissler, Klotzsche (in exchange from the artist).
Else Geissler, married Bath (obtained from the above, until 1965).
Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden - Galerie Neue Meister (acquired from the above in 1965, inventory number 65/01 - 1968).
In the artist's collection (in exchange for the painting "Bildnis Jutta Kirchhoff" from the above in 1968).
Private collection Southern Germany.

"Man is deliberately at the center of art.“ Conrad Felixmüller, quoted from: Conrad Felixmüller, Über Kunst, 1924, in: Joachim Uhlitzsch/Hans Ebert, Conrad Felixmüller, Dresden/Berlin 1975/76, p. 72.




454
Conrad Felixmüller
Bildnis Fräulein Else Geissler, Klotzsche, 1929.
Oil on canvas
Post auction sale: € 15,000 / $ 17,400
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Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right compensation for Conrad Felixmüller "Bildnis Fräulein Else Geissler, Klotzsche"
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.