Sale: 514 / Evening Sale, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 247

Per Kirkeby
Ohne Titel, 2000.
Oil on canvas
€ 90,000 - 120,000

$ 105,300 - 140,400

Lot description
Ohne Titel. 2000.
Oil on canvas.
Verso monogrammed and dated. 200 x 110 cm (78.7 x 43.3 in).

• In a brilliant color palette typical of Kirkeby's ouevre.
• The meticulousness of his geological layers of the earth opens up to a landscape in a bright blaze of colors.
• Paintings in such as striking coloring are among the artist's most sought-after works.
• A similar painting is part of the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York (New Shadows III, 1996).
• Kirkeby's paintings can also be found at Tate Modern, London, the Centre Pompidou, Paris, the Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, and the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

PROVENANCE: Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne/Märkisch Wilmersdorf/New York (with a label on the stretcher).
Private collection Hesse (acquired from aforementioned in 2004).

"I am a painter and I painted a picture. And that's all I have to say. A picture won't show itself through its title or through explanations, instead we simply have to accept that it has to be 'observed'."
Per Kirkeby, 1991, quote after: Per Kirkeby, ex. cat. Tate Modern, London; Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, 2009/10, p. 13.

Called up: December 11, 2020 - ca. 18.22 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Per Kirkeby "Ohne Titel"
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
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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.