Sale: 524 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 10. 2021 in Munich Lot 11

 

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Henri Michaux
Peinture à l'encre de Chine, 1964/65.
Brush and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 14,000 - 18,000

 
$ 16,240 - 20,880

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Peinture à l'encre de Chine. 1964/65.
Brush and India ink drawing.
Bottom right monogrammed. Signed, dated (illegible) and inscribed "Mouvements" and "Exhibition at Montréal" on the reverse. On firm wove paper by BFK Rives (with watermark). 75 x 105 cm (29.5 x 41.3 in), size of sheet. [CH].

• From the important series of the "Encre de Chine" pictures.
• Large-size document of his fascination for Asian calligraphy, particularly for Chinese ideograms.
• Other works from this series are in possession of, among others, the Städel Museum, Frankfurt a. Main, the London Tate, the Guggenheim Museum, New York, and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
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This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné currently in preparation by Micheline Phankim, Rainer M. Mason and Franck Leibovici. We are grateful for the kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris (with the inventory number "m 152" on the reverse).
Erker-Galerie, St. Gallen (acquired from the above in 1974).
Private collection Switzerland (acquired from the above in 1988).

EXHIBITION: Henri Michaux, Erker-Galerie, St. Gallen, July 7 - September 7, 1974.
Erker-Galerie, St. Gallen, June 1979.

Called up: December 10, 2021 - ca. 14.43 h +/- 20 min.




 

Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Henri Michaux "Peinture à l'encre de Chine"
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 price up to 500,000 €: herefrom 32 % premium.
The share of the hammer price exceeding 500,000 € is subject to a premium of 27 % 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 22 % and is added to the premium of the share of the hammer price up to 2,500,000 €.
The buyer's premium contains VAT, however, it is not shown.

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.

We kindly ask you to notify us before invoicing if you wish to be subject to regular taxation.

Resale right apportionment:
In accordance with §26 of German Copyright Act, a droit de suite charge of 2.4% including VAT is levied for original artworks and photographs for the compensation of the statutory right of resale.