Sale: 513 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 38

Paul Feiler
Venedig bei Nacht, 1952.
Oil on cardboard
€ 25,000 - 35,000

$ 29,250 - 40,950

Lot description
Venedig bei Nacht. 1952.
Oil on cardboard.
Barely legibly signed and dated in lower left. Verso with several hand-written inscriptions "Paul Feiler Venice at night" and inscribed "up" as well as with a direction arrow. 51 x 61 cm (20 x 24 in).

• This is the first time ever that a work by the internationally sought-after artist is offered on the domestic auction market (source:
• Feiler was a member of the progressive artist group St. Ives School, along with Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson.
• Our work shows Feiler's characteristic interplay of abstraction, light and color.
• His works are in posession of the Tate Gallery or the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

PROVENANCE: The Redfern Gallery, London. (1954).
Tom Driberg, Baron Bradwell of Bradwell, Member of Parlament (1905-1976).
Private collection (acquired from Sotheby's in 1983).
Private collection Rhineland-Palatinate (inherited from aforementioned).

LITERATURE: Sotheby's, London, July 5, 1983, lot 276.

Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 14.37 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Paul Feiler "Venedig bei Nacht"
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.