Sale: 533 / Modern Art Day Sale and Gerlinger Collection, Dec. 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 521

 

521
Rolf Nesch
Barmbek, 1932.
Metalprint
Estimate:
€ 15,000 - 20,000

 
$ 15,000 - 20,000

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Barmbek. 1932.
Metalprint.
Helliesen/Sørensen 449 . Signed, dated, titled and inscribed "Selbstdruck" as well as dedicated. One of at least 8 known copies. On firm copper plate printing paper. 45 x 59.6 cm (17.7 x 23.4 in). Sheet: 50 x 64,8 cm (19,2 x 25,5 in).
From the important series "Hamburger Brücken", first on public display at Galerie Commeter in Hamburg in October 1932.
Other copies are at, among others, the Graphische Sammlung der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The printing plates are part of the Graphische Sammlung der Hamburger Kunsthalle. [JS].
• The series "Hamburger Brücken" is considered the key work of Nesch's technically innovative print art, it is his first attempt at the metal print.
• Very rare, to date only two othe copies have been offered on the international auction market (source: artprice.com).
• Today four of the eight known proofs are museum-owned.
• Presumably the only copy of this particularly expressive composition that is dated and dedicated.
• Part of a Northern German private collection since it was made.
• Impression with rich contrasts and a plastic line relief
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Hamburg (obtained from the artist in 1932).

Called up: December 10, 2022 - ca. 19.11 h +/- 20 min.




 

Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right compensation for Rolf Nesch "Barmbek"
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.