Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 519

Rainer Fetting
Mann und Axt - Frau I, 1980.
Oil on canvas
€ 30,000 - 40,000

$ 36,000 - 48,000

Lot description
Mann und Axt - Frau I. 1980.
Oil on canvas.
Signed, dated and titled on the reverse. 221 x 200 cm (87 x 78.7 in).

• Privately-owned for more than 30 years.
• Large early work with an appealing narration.
• Paintings from the early 1980s are among the artist's most sought-after works.
• Other works by Rainer Fetting from the 1980s are at, among others, the Tate Gallery, London, the Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, the Pinakothek der Moderne (Bavarian State Painting Collection), Munich

This work's authenticity has kindly been confirmed by the artist. We are grateful for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Private collection UK/France.
Private collection UK (acquired from above in 1988, Christie's, London, June 30, 1988, lot 643).

LITERATURE: Christie's, London, Contemporary Art, June 30, 1988, lot 643 (with color illu. on p. 139, stretcher inscribed and with labels).
Rainer Fetting and Jan Hoet, Fetting, Cologne 2009, p. 152 (with full-page illu.).

Called up: June 19, 2021 - ca. 15.31 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Rainer Fetting "Mann und Axt - Frau I"
This lot can be subjected to differential taxation plus a 7% import tax levy (saving approx. 5 % compared to regular taxation) 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.