Sale: 500 / Evening Sale, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 242

Sigmar Polke
Ohne Titel (aus der Serie: Duo), 1966.
€ 40,000 - 60,000

$ 45,600 - 68,400

Lot description
Ohne Titel (aus der Serie: Duo). 1966.
Signed and dated in lower right, as well as signed and inscribed "38" on verso. On brownish wove paper. 61.5 x 86.4 cm (24.2 x 34 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• Ingenious subversive drawing with a socio-political notion.
• Caricature with a grotesque background.
• This collage is an ironic comment of a political journalistic activity.
• In the early 1960s Polke and Richter were among the founders of "Capitalistic Realism“.
• Polke ironizes the quest for style and meaning in contrast to the then prevailing principles of Informalism

We are grateful to Michael Trier for his kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Collection Waltraud Achten.

Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 18.13 h +/- 20 min.


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Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Sigmar Polke "Ohne Titel (aus der Serie: Duo)"
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 2.4% including statutory sales tax.