Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 120000083

Ilona Singer
Kind mit Teddybär, 1927.
Oil on canvas
€ 6,000 - 8,000

$ 7,020 - 9,360

Lot description
Kind mit Teddybär. 1927.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated "XI 1927" in lower left. 55 x 45 cm (21.6 x 17.7 in).

• One of the artist's few known paintins.
• A depiction characterized by a concentrated clarity

We are grateful to Leo Pavlat und Misha Sidenberg, Jewish Museum Prague, for their kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Collection Margit Hahn, Offenbach/Prague (the artist's sister, until July 8, 1943).
Trust Office Prague (1943/44, confiscated from aforementioned).
Jewish Central Museum, Prague (obtained from aforementioned in July 1944).
Jewish Museum Prague (successor of aforementioned organization, 1945-1967).
Private ownership (between 1967 and 1994 after it disappeared from the Jewish museum under unknown circumstances).
Private collection Czech Republic.
Amicable agreement with the heirs afterMargit Hahn (2020).
The work is free from restitution claims. The offer is made in amicable agreement with the heirs after Margit Hahn on basis of a fair and just solution.

LITERATURE: Knabe mit Teddybär, file card of inventory number 5, 1944 (typoscript, property card of Jewish Central Museum, Jewish Museum Prague).
Jewish Museum in Prague. 2009 annual report, pp. 13-14.
Misha Sidenberg, Twice plundered: two paintings by forgotten artist Ilona Singer-Weinberger, released by Holocaust Art Restitution Project on August 18, 2013 (


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Ilona Singer "Kind mit Teddybär"
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.