Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 200

Christian Rohlfs
Kirche in Gandria, 1932.
€ 30,000 - 40,000

$ 36,000 - 48,000

Lot description
Kirche in Gandria. 1932.
Vogt 32/29. Lower right monogrammd and dated. Verso titled, presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. On firm P. M: Fabriano wove paper (with the watermark). 78.7 x 56.5 cm (30.9 x 22.2 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• The strong blue, characteristic of the artist's palette, pervades both the sky and the Ticino architecture.
• As of 1929 Christian Rohlfs spent most of the year in Ascona on Lago Maggiore, where this work was also made.
• More works on paper from the 1930s are in possession of , among otehrs, the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, the Museum Folkwang, Essen, and the Osthaus Museum, Hagen

PROVENANCE: Galerie Ferdinand Möller, Berlin.
Collection Max Lütze, Berlin/Frankfurt am Main (acquired from aforementioned in 1940).
Private collection France (inherited from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Sammlung Lütze. Deutsche Kunst des XX. Jahrhunderts, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, June 10 - July 30, 1972, p. 24 (with illu. on p. 12).

LITERATURE: Sales book V - Account book of Galerie Ferdinand Möller, 1937-1943 (estate Ferdinand Möller, Berlinische Galerie Berlin, BG-K-N/F.Möller-74-B2 p. 160).
Debtors II - Account book of Ferdinand Möller, 1938-1943 (estate Ferdinand Möller, Berlinische Galerie Berlin, BG-KA-N/F.Möller-84-B12, p. 7).

Called up: June 18, 2021 - ca. 15.13 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Christian Rohlfs "Kirche in Gandria"
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.