Sale: 534 / Post War / Contemporary Art, Dec. 09. 2022 in Munich Lot 122001618

 

122001618
Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Ohne Titel, 1958.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 25,000 - 35,000

 
$ 24,750 - 34,650

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Ohne Titel. 1958.
Watercolor.
Claesges 58-017. Signed and dated in lower right. On firm paper. 41.7 x 60 cm (16.4 x 23.6 in), size of sheet.

• A both radiant yet airy example from Nay's most significant period of creation, the "Scheibenbilder" (Disc Pictures).
• Family-owned for 50 years.
• For the first time offereed on the international auction market (artprice.com)
• Watercolors from this year are in possession of, among others, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Kunsthalle Bremen (Kupferstichkabinett), the Museum Ludwig in Cologne, the State Graphic Collections Munich and the Leopold-Hoesch-Museum & Papiermuseum in Düren
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We are grateful to Dr. Magdalene Claesges and Brigitte Schlüter, Ernst Wilhelm Nay Foundation Cologne, for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Frankfurt a. Main (acquired from the artist).
Private collection Hesse.
Art trader Dr. Ewald Rathke, Frankfurt a.Main.
Private collection Frankfurt (acquired from the above in 1972).
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (inherited from the above in 1994).




 

Buyer's premium and taxation for Ernst Wilhelm Nay "Ohne Titel"
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.