Sale: 533 / Modern Art Day Sale and Gerlinger Collection, Dec. 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 437

 

437
Lovis Corinth
Tochter Wilhelmine mit Katze Mizelonde, 1912.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 30,000 - 40,000

 
$ 29,700 - 39,600

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Tochter Wilhelmine mit Katze Mizelonde. 1912.
Oil on canvas.
Berend-Corinth 516. Upper left signed and dated "1912 Lovis Corinth pinxit". 51 x 61 cm (20 x 24 in).
[KT].
• Next to Liebermann, Corinth was the most importnat German impressionist.
• Touching portrait of the daughter Wilhelmine (1909–2001) and her cat.
• The portrait was made on occasion of her third birthday.
• Portraits of family members are very rare on the auction market (source: artprice.com).
• White, blue and rosé in a bright harmony
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Accompanied by an expertise from Prof. Hans-Jürgen Imiela (1927–2005), Mainz, dated March 16, 1994 (in copy).

PROVENANCE: Galerie Caspari, Munich.
Moderne Galerie Heinrich Thannhauser, Munich.
Presumably Max Fessler, Pforzheim (until 1926: Rudolf Bangel, May 11, 1926).
Collection Dr. Theodor Kiefer, Kaiserslautern (presumably acquired from the above).
Städtische Kunstsammlung, Gelsenkirchen (presumably acquired from the above in 1928).
State-owned (confiscated from the above in context of the 'degenerate art ' campaign in 1937, EK no. 11676).
Art dealer Bernhard A. Böhmer (acquired from the above on June 28, 1941).
Estate of Bernhard A. Böhmer (1945).
Wilma Zelck, Rostock (from 1945 tio 1952: Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, estate administration for the heir Peter Böhmer).
Galerie Wilhelm Grosshennig, Düsseldorf (acquired from the above in 1952).
Private collection Bavaria.

LITERATURE: Woche im Bild, Berlin, 1925, no. 185.
Auction house Rudolf Bangel, Frankfurt a. M., Ausgewählte Werke der Malerei: u. a. die Privatgalerie Senator Max Fessler, Pforzheim [..], May 11, 1926, no. 25 "Kind mit Katze" (with illu.).
Der Kunstwanderer, vol. 7./8., Berlin 1925/26, p. 428, auction report Rudolf Bangel.
Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett Roman Norbert Ketterer, November 26, 1952.
www.geschkult.fu-berlin.de/e/db_entart_kunst/datenbank (EK no. 11676).

Called up: December 10, 2022 - ca. 17.19 h +/- 20 min.




 

Buyer's premium and taxation for Lovis Corinth "Tochter Wilhelmine mit Katze Mizelonde"
This lot can be purchased subject to differential 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 €.
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