Sale: 525 / Evening Sale, Dec. 10. 2021 in Munich Lot 121000058

Fritz Winter
Triebkräfte der Erde, 1944.
Oil on paper
€ 80,000 - 100,000

$ 92,800 - 116,000

Lot description
Triebkräfte der Erde. 1944.
Oil on paper.
Lohberg 766. Bottom left signed and dated. 58.7 x 47 cm (23.1 x 18.5 in), the full sheet.

• Works from the series "Triebkräfte der Erde" (Driving Forces of the Earth) are considered key works in Winter's ceation, they are among the artist's most sought-after works.
• From the acclaimed Deutsche Bank Collection.
• Unusually large work within the work series

PROVENANCE: Private collection Hanover.
Galerie Gunzenhauser, Munich.
Collection Deutsche Bank (acquired from the above).

EXHIBITION: Moderne Kunst aus Privatbesitz in Hannover, Kunstverein Hanover, 1969, cat. no. 211.
Man lebt im Wirken der Schöpfung. Fritz Winter zum 100. Geburtstag, Kunst-Museum Ahlen, September 10, 2005 - January 29, 2006.

"Where to find true creation not educed out of the immeasurable depth, the invisible vastness? It is only the picture of the depth and vastness that reveals the world to us."
Fritz Winter, quote from Werner Haftmann, Fritz Winter, 1951, p. 16.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Fritz Winter "Triebkräfte der Erde"
This lot can only be purchased subject to regular taxation.

Regular taxation:
Hammer price up to 500,000 €: herefrom 25 % premium.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 500,000 € is subject to a premium of 20% and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 500,000 €.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 2,500,000 € is subject to a premium of 15% and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 2,500,000 €.
The statutory VAT of currently 19 % is levied to the sum of hammer price and premium. As an exception, the reduced VAT of 7 % is added for printed books.

Resale right apportionment:
In accordance with §26 of German Copyright Act, a droit de suite charge of 2% plus statutory sales tax is levied for original artworks and photographs for the compensation of the statutory right of resale.