Sale: 496 / Evening Sale, Dec. 06. 2019 in Munich Lot 127

Norbert Bisky
Sturz der Giganten, 2003.
Oil on canvas
€ 50,000 - 70,000

$ 55,000 - 77,000

Lot description
Sturz der Giganten. 2003.
Oil on canvas.
Verso with the artist's signet as well as dated and titled. 110 x 300 cm (43.3 x 118.1 in).
In artist's frame.
- Excellent document of how Bisky overcomes art-historic traditions.
- Fascinating contrast between monumental format and neatly orchestarted physicalness.
- One of the internationally sought-after large-size works from the 2000s
- Bisky's very own interpretation of the classic theme of the "Fall of Giants" in the pictorial language of Socialist Realism

PROVENANCE: Galerie Schulz, Berlin.
Private collection Germany (acquired from aforementioned).

"I forge in falsely painted pictures the false pictures of my youth that promised false luck and a false belief in a false country on the wrong side"
Norbert Bisky, quote after: Kunstwerkstatt Norbert Bisky, Munich et al 2007, rear of cover.

Called up: December 6, 2019 - ca. 17.50 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Norbert Bisky "Sturz der Giganten"
This lot can be purchased subject to differential or regular taxation.

Differential taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 32 % buyer's premium
Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 32%, for the share above € 500,000: 27% buyer's premium
The buyer's premium contains VAT, however, it is not shown.

Regular taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 25 % buyer's premium plus statutory sales tax Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 25%, for the share above € 500.000: 20% buyer's premium, each plus statutory sales tax

We kindly ask you to notify us before invoicing if you wish to be subject to regular taxation.

Resale right apportionment:
Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 1.5% plus statutory sales tax.