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Giorgio Duranti (1687 - 1753)

Lot 45: GIORGIO DURANTI (1683–1768) - Rooster

Arcimboldo Auctions

November 18, 2018
Prague 7, Czech Republic

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Description

Oil on canvas. 52 x 67.5 cm. Giorgio Duranti was an Italian Baroque painter who worked mainly in Brescia, where he was originally from. He was interested in science and music and was known as an outstanding cello player. He specialized in floral still lifes, many of them donated to the church Palazzolo sull'Oglio, which sold the artwork to the Spanish royal court.

Notes

The central theme of the image is a white rooster with a raised comb standing in the farmyard; to its left is a wicker basket. In addition to the rooster, there are also two chicks and a hen. The entire scene is immersed in darkness from which the highlighted figure of the rooster emerges.

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Arcimboldo Auctions
November 18, 2018, 3:00 PM CST

Prague 7, Czech Republic

Buyer's Premium

29.0%

From: To: Increment:
CZK0 CZK9,999 CZK500
CZK10,000 CZK49,999 CZK1,000
CZK50,000 CZK99,999 CZK5,000
CZK100,000 CZK499,999 CZK10,000
CZK500,000 CZK999,999 CZK50,000
CZK1,000,000 CZK9,999,999 CZK100,000
CZK10,000,000+ CZK500,000

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5 minutes/bid

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I. General Provisions
Galerie ARCIMBOLDO, s.r.o., with its registered office in Prague 1, Kaiserstejnsky palace, Malostranske nam. 37/23, post code 118 00, company identification no. (I?O): 28905547 (hereinafter referred to as "Galerie Arcimboldo") organises non-public auctions of movables (hereinafter also referred to as the "Items on offer" or "Auctioned Items") on the basis of the auction sale agreement (hereinafter referred to as the "Agency Agreement" or "Agreement"), concluded by and between Galerie Arcimboldo and the entity which wishes to sell the Items on offer in auction (hereinafter referred to as the "Seller"). Galerie Arcimboldo acts under the Agreement as the agent between the Seller and the customers of Galerie Arcimboldo and other registered and approved third parties intending to buy the items offered by the Seller in the auction and thus to gain the ownership right to such items (hereinafter referred to as the "Bidder") and is authorised by the Seller to collect the purchase price, auction commission and VAT.

II. Guarantee
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2. The auction is open only to customers of Galerie Arcimboldo and other third parties who have reached the age of 18, who have duly registered before the auction and whose registration has been approved by the Galerie Arcimboldo. A valid state issued ID card or passport must be presented upon registration. Galerie Arcimboldo is entitled to decline any registration of any third party without limitation and to deny such third party the right to participate in the auction. A registered and approved participant of the auction becomes a Bidder and is allocated an auction number.
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4. For auction of items with an asking price exceeding CZK 15,000, the Bidder may also participate in the auction by telephone. The same registration form is used for this type of participation as for bidding with a written limit - in the registration form, the Bidder shall state that he wishes to participate in the auction by telephone and specify his telephone number and the lot numbers of the items he wishes to bid on.
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9. By making a bid, the Bidder undertakes irrevocably to buy the Auctioned Item for the price equal to the sum of the current auction price, the bid made by the Bidder and auction commission including VAT.

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2. The auction is carried out in Czech crowns. At its discretion, Galerie Arcimboldo may inform the Bidder during the auction about the current auction price, the minimum bid amount, asking price etc. in other currencies, usually EUR and USD. Such information is for orientation purposes only and it is not binding, and Galerie Arcimboldo is not liable for such information. Galerie Arcimboldo undertakes to enable the Bidder to pay the Total Amount Due in Czech crowns, EUR or USD. For conversion to EUR and USD currencies, the Czech National Bank exchange rate "valuta nákup" ("currency purchase") valid on the day of auction will always be used. The Bidder bears all the bank fees arising out of the bank transfer and conversion fees for the purpose of payment of the Total Amount Due.
3. The auction commission including VAT is 24% of the price reached in the auction.
4. Payment of the Total Amount Due can be made: (a) in cash (for amounts not exceeding CZK 250,000); (b) by bank transfer to the account of Galerie Arcimboldo maintained at Raiffeisenbank, Prague 6, account number: 4310085001 (IBAN: CZ5555000000004310085001, SWIFT: RZBCCZPP); (c) by VISA / MASTER CARD / UnionPay - in such case, anadditional fee in the amount of 3% of the Total Amount Due will be charged.
5. All liabilities towards Galerie Arcimboldo must be paid within 10 days from the day on which a proof of the sale is issued, unless agreed otherwise in writing. In case the Bidder is in delay with payment of the Total Amount Due, Galerie Arcimboldo is entitled to a contractual penalty in the amount of 0.05% of the Total Amount Due per day.
6. The conditions stipulated by these Auction Regulations will apply similarly to post-auction sale of the Auctioned Items.
7. Storage of the auctioned and paid items is free of charge for a period of 10 days after the auction unless agreed otherwise. After this period expires, the Bidder shall be charged a storage fee in the amount of CZK 200 per day.
8. The risk of loss to the Auctioned Item is transferred to the Successful Bidder after the auction is finished. The Successful Bidder is aware of the fact that after the auction is finished, the Auctioned Items are not covered by the insurance policy of Galerie Arcimboldo and is aware of this in case of damage to the Auctioned Item.
V. Export Abroad
1. Export of some items abroad and their import to foreign countries may be regulated by legal regulations of the Czech Republic, the EU, international treaties or statutory regulations of the importing states, and it may be required to obtain a formal permit or documents, among others export and import licences, payment of fees for which are determined and assessed by the competent state administration body of the particular country. Neither Galerie Arcimboldo nor the Seller provide to the Successful Bidder or any third party any guarantee, declaration or warranty about the Auctioned Item and whether it might be subject to any export or import restrictions and fees or any other restrictions, bans or requirements arising from the statutory regulations of the Czech Republic, the EU, international treaties or statutory regulations and fees of the importing states applied to such export or import. Galerie Arcimboldo declares explicitly that it is not liable for any damage, loss of profit or any other claims that may arise in connection with import or export of the Auctioned Items to the Seller, the Successful Bidder or any other person.
2. Items marked with the symbol " " are manufactured from or contain natural materials whose export from the EU is controlled by CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora). Every Successful Bidder is responsible for applying for the required export or other permits from CITES. Information about CITES from the Czech Ministry of the Environment: Web: www.mzp.cz/cz/cites_informace_ cizinec E-mail: [email protected]
VI. Final provisions
These Auction regulations, the auction, any sale carried out between the Seller and the Bidder, the Agency Agreement and all related matters shall be governed by the legal regulations of the Czech Republic. Galerie Arcimboldo, the Seller and the Successful Bidder or their representatives agree that any possible disputes arising hereunder shall fall under the jurisdiction of the competent courts of the Czech Republic, competent locally and materially according to the registered office of Galerie Arcimboldo.

Buyer's Commission

A buyer's premium will be added to the hammer price and is payable by the buyer as part of the total purchase price. The buyer's premium is 24% of the hammer price. All buyer's premium amounts include statutory VAT. PLEASE NOTE: this VAT is NON-REFUNDABLE under the EU margin scheme, even if the item(s) are exported from the EU.

Payment

Payment of the Total Amount Due can be made:

(a) in cash (for amounts not exceeding CZK 250,000 );
(b) by bank transfer to the account of Galerie Arcimboldo maintained at Raiffeisenbank, Prague 6, account number: 4310085001 (IBAN: CZ5555000000004310085001, SWIFT: RZBCCZPP);
(c) by VISA / MASTERCARD - in such case, an additional fee in the amount of 3% of the Total Amount Due will be charged.

All liabilities towards Galerie Arcimboldo must be paid within 10 days from the day on which a proof of the sale is issued, unless agreed otherwise in writing. In case the Bidder is in delay with payment of the Total Amount Due, Galerie Arcimboldo is entitled to a contractual penalty in the amount of 0.05% of the Total Amount Due per day.

Export Law

Export of some items abroad and their import to foreign countries may be regulated by legal regulations of the Czech Republic, the EU, international treaties or statutory regulations of the importing states, and it may be required to obtain a formal permit or documents, among others export and import licences, payment of fees for which are determined and assessed by the competent state administration body of the particular country. Neither Galerie Arcimboldo nor the Seller provide to the Successful Bidder or any third party any guarantee, declaration or warranty about the Auctioned Item and whether it might be subject to any export or import restrictions and fees or any other restrictions, bans or requirements arising from the statutory regulations of the Czech Republic, the EU, international treaties or statutory regulations and fees of the importing states applied to such export or import. Galerie Arcimboldo declares explicitly that it is not liable for any damage, loss of profit or any other claims that may arise in connection with import or export of the Auctioned Items to the Seller, the Successful Bidder or any other person.

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Currency

Please note: the auction currency is Czech crowns (CZK). The current exchange rate can be found at www.xe.com. Invoices will reflect the actual exchange rate as of the auction date.