Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 346

Fritz Klimsch
Mänade, 1929.
Bronze with black-brown patina
€ 20,000 - 30,000

$ 22,800 - 34,200

Lot description
Mänade. 1929.
Bronze with black-brown patina.
Braun 146. Plinth with monogram in ligature and the foundry mark. 76 x 56 x 20 cm (29.9 x 22 x 7.8 in).
Cast by art foundry Noack, Berlin.
• Expressive execution
• A unique work in the artist's oeuvre
• From the posession of the artist's family

PROVENANCE: Collection Liesel Klimsch.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg.

EXHIBITION: Fritz Klimsch Collective exhibition, Prussian Art Academy Berlin. Spring exhibition May/June 1930 (different copy).

LITERATURE: Hermann Braun, Fritz Klimsch. Werke, Hanover 1980, no. 19.
Uli Klimsch, Fritz Klimsch. Die Welt des Bildhauers, Berlin 1983, illu. on p. 50.
“It was the impression of a dancer who posed for me and suddenly stopped in her frenzy. That was overwhelming“ Fritz Klimsch in a letter to Gisela Vits in 1958 (quote from: Hermann Braun, Fritz Klimsch. Eine Dokumentation, 1991, p. 370).

Called up: July 18, 2020 - ca. 14.46 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Fritz Klimsch "Mänade"
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

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Resale right apportionment:
Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 2.4% including statutory sales tax.