Sale: 555 / 19th Century Art, June 08. 2024 in Munich Lot 311

 

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Carl Spitzweg
Die Scharwache, Um 1875-1880.
Oil on paper, laminated on panel
Post auction sale: € 70,000 / $ 73,500
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Die Scharwache. Um 1875-1880.
Oil on paper, laminated on panel.
Lower left with the signature paraph. Numbered "103-707" and "582" on the reverse. 32.5 x 15 cm (12.7 x 5.9 in). Plate: 35,2 x 17,6 cm (13,8 x 6,9 in).

• Iconic, atmospheric nocturnal piece with characteristic figures in a typical architectural setting.
• The 'Scharwache' was one of the artist's most successful and sought-after subjects.
• Variations of the nuanced motif can be found in the most important museums in Germany, among them the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Munich and the Kunsthalle Karlsruhe
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With a detailed expert opinion and documentation of the work by Siegfried Wichmann, Starnberg, dated November 22, 2009.
We are grateful to Mr Detlef Rosenberger, who appraised the original work, for his kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Baden-Württemberg.

LITERATURE: Siegfried Wichmann, Carl Spitzweg. Verzeichnis der Werke. Gemälde und Aquarelle, Stuttgart 2002, no. 1584 (illu.).

Auction house Lempertz, Cologne, auction on November 23, 1977, lot 582 (illu.).
Siegfried Wichmann, Carl Spitzweg und die französischen Zeichner, ex. cat. Haus der Kunst Munich, 1985, p. 370, no. 691 (illu.), p. 496.
Siegfried Wichmann, Carl Spitzweg. Die Scharwache, ein nächtliches Thema. Dokumentation, Starnberg-Munich, R.f.v.u.a.K. 1990, p. 41, Bavarian State Library Munich, inv. no. Ana 656 SW 39.
Siegfried Wichmann, Kunst, Kosten und Konflikte, Frankfurt/Berlin 1991, pp. 286f.
Siegfried Wichmann, Münchner Landschaftsmaler im 19. Jahrhundert, Meister Schüler Themen, Weyarn o. J., pp. 210f., no. 463 (illu.).
Siegfried Wichmann, Carl Spitzweg. Die Scharwache. Dokumentation, Starnberg-Munich, R.f.v.u.a.K. 2000, pp. 32f., Bavarian State Library Munich, inv. no. Ana 656 SW 159.




311
Carl Spitzweg
Die Scharwache, Um 1875-1880.
Oil on paper, laminated on panel
Post auction sale: € 70,000 / $ 73,500
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Buyer's premium and taxation for Carl Spitzweg "Die Scharwache"
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Differential taxation:
Hammer price up to 800,000 €: herefrom 32 % premium.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 800,000 € is subject to a premium of 27 % and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 800,000 €.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 4,000,000 € is subject to a premium of 22 % and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 4,000,000 €.
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Regular taxation:
Hammer price up to 800,000 €: herefrom 27 % premium.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 800,000 € is subject to a premium of 21% and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 800,000 €.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 4,000,000 € is subject to a premium of 15% and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 4,000,000 €.
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