No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Anonymous sale; Lempertz, Cologne, 15 November 2003, lot 1095.
Please note the following additional provenance and literature:
Phillip Gottard Graf von Schaffgotsch, Fürstbischof von Breslau (1716-1795) and by descent in the family until
Grafen Schaffgotsch und der Grafen von Francken-Sierstorpft, circa 1960.
K. Garas, 'Franz Anton Maulbertsch - Neue Funde' in Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Gallerie, 15, 1971, no. 59.
Klara Garas examined this picture in the original in 1959 and suggested a date of circa 1744.