Sale: 533 / Modern Art Day Sale and Gerlinger Collection, Dec. 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 526

 

526
Gerhard Marcks
Grosser Hahn, 1952.
Bronze with brown patina, mounted on a stone plate
Estimate:
€ 20,000 - 30,000

 
$ 20,000 - 30,000

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Grosser Hahn. 1952.
Bronze with brown patina, mounted on a stone plate.
Rudloff 577. With the artist's signet on the underside and inscribed "A" as well as with the foundry mark "RICH. BARTH BLN. MARIENDORF". Archive cast aside from the edition of 5 copies and another artist copy. 50.2 x 43.5 x 24.5 cm (19.7 x 17.1 x 9.6 in).
Cast by art foundry Barth, Berlin (before 1971). The work is based on further studies of roosters, some of which the artist used for the rooster in the "Bremer Stadtmusikanten" (Town Musicians of Bremen) from 1951. [AR].
• Animal sculpture of a proud rooster in the artist's typical reduced style.
• With his versatile oeuvre, Gerhard Marcks is regarded, along with Barlach, Lehmbruck and Kolbe, one of the most important German sculptors of the 20th century.
• A similar rooster also crowns the artist's most famous sculpture, the "Town Musicians of Bremen" from 1951.
• This is the first time in 25 years that a copy of this work is offered on the international auction market (source: artprice.com)
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.

Called up: December 10, 2022 - ca. 19.18 h +/- 20 min.




 

Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right compensation for Gerhard Marcks "Grosser Hahn"
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.

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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.