Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 174

Ernst Barlach
Die Tänzerin, 1926.
Bronze with dark brown patina
€ 20,000 - 30,000

$ 24,000 - 36,000

Lot description
Die Tänzerin. 1926.
Bronze with dark brown patina.
Laur 407. Stand with name and number as well as with the foundry mark "H.Noack Berlin". From an edition of 12 copies cast since 1978. 90.5 x 16 x 6 cm (35.6 x 6.2 x 2.3 in).
Cast by the art foundry Hermann Noack, Berlin 1979. Barlach conceived the "Tänzerin" in 1926 for the nine-figure relief frieze of an unrealized Beethoven monument. Barlach then used figures for the "Fries der Lauschenden". No lifetime casts of the "Tänzerin" were made from the plaster model. [JS].
• Another cast of the "Tänzerin" with crossed legs and in tip toe pose is part of the collection of the Ernst Barlach Haus, Hamburg.
• The plaster model of the "Tänzerin" is preserved by the Ernst Barlach Stiftung, Güstrow.
• Characteristic, large Barlach bronze, a virtuoso document of Barlach's pursuit of the closed form
• Rare fusion of Barlach's famous expressionist style and the medieval sculptural tradition of the portal figure

Accompanied by an expertise issued by the Ernst-Barlach-Lizenzverwaltung, Ratzeburg, on June 13, 1990 (in copy).

PROVENANCE: Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (since 1990 the latest).
Private ownership Berlin (inherited from aforementioned).

Called up: June 18, 2021 - ca. 14.38 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Ernst Barlach "Die Tänzerin"
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.