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Press Releases from Ketterer Kunst (110 total)

Superlative Auction Opening of Anniversary Year – KANDINSKY-RECORD

Munich, June 8, 2019 (KK) – The seven auctions that opened the 65th Anniversary Year of Ketterer Kunst yielded total proceeds of more than € 28 million*. It is both the house's best result ever realized in a spring sale, as well as the best result of the German auction season by far. While the magic € 100,000* line was reached or crossed 44 times last spring, a total of

Atlasses and Other Discoveries: Auction of Rare Books in Hamburg – PATHBREAKIN …

Hamburg, May 28, 2019 (kk) – No other auction house has implemented more radical changes than Ketterer Kunst. That pays off now: With total proceeds of more than € 2 million* the Rare Books department realized its best result ever with yesterday‘s auction in Hamburg, Germany. The TOP 5 No. 023: Claudius Ptolemaeus – Geographiae opus novissima traductione, Strasbourg 1513. € 300,000* Calling price: € 100,000 No. 189: Marc Chagall – Daphnis

Ketterer Kunst – Auction in Munich – 19th Century Art – Bavarian Fishes fo …

Munich, May 24, 2019, (kk) – The auction season celebrating the 65th anniversary of Ketterer Kunst in Munich kicked off with a very successful auction of 19th Century Art that grossed a total of more than € 1.3 million – and that is with just 95 objects on offer. New records and sharp increases made for a great atmosphere in the saleroom. ”It was a very successful auction, indeed”, says

Classics of the 20th Century & Ketterer Contemporary - Best German Auction of th …

Munich, December 10, 2018 (KK) – Excellent results and happy clients – that‘s the upshot of the autumn auctions that grossed a total of more than € 26.8 million* for Ketterer Kunst. That‘s the highest autumn auction result ever. With a total of 49 works that either reached or excelled the € 100,000 line, the December auction was also the best sale in Germany in 2018. Emil Nolde, Gerhard Richter

Ketterer Kunst Auction in Munich – 19th Century Art – TOP LOT GOES TO RUSSIA

Munich, December 04, 2018, (kk) – The autumn auction season at Ketterer Kunst in Munich kicked off with an extremely successful sale of 19th Century Art. Grossing total proceeds of more than € 1.6 million (with just 128 lots!) it was one of the best auctions this department has ever seen. The star of the evening was Ivan Aivasovsky‘s atmospheric "Ruhige See". "Today’s auction has proven that the combination of a

Auction of Rare Books, Manuscripts, Autographs, Decorative Prints in Germany - M …

Hamburg, 24 October 2018 (kk) – They were created by grand masters: the books, manuscripts, prints and miniatures that will be called up in the auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on 26 November. Here is a small preview of the precious gems: HISTORICALLY unique is what accounts for the ‘Buch der Chroniken und Geschichten’: The first German edition of the “World Chronic” by Hartmann Schedel, made in

Exhibition in Berlin: Max Kaus and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff – Two Artist Friends …

Berlin, August 2, 2018 (kk) – They are explosions of vivid colors as well as expressions of a deep love for life – the paper works by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff and Max Kaus. In September Ketterer Kunst will show around 30 select works in Hamburg. In October the exhibition will be on display in Berlin. The exhibition will highlight the friendship of the two first- and second-generation expressionists. Max Kaus, who

Spring Auction Season Yields Excellent Results Anticipating Autumn

Munich, June 21, 2018, (kk) Proceeds of around € 23.6 million*, excluding online- and direct sales, have been recorded for the seven auctions in the first term of 2018 that Ketterer Kunst held over a period of five days. This way the leading German auction house was even able to top last year's high performance level by more than € 2.5 million* once more defending its prime position among

Exhibition in Berlin: Visiting Ketterer Kunst – The Museum for Concrete Art in …

Berlin, 26 March 2018 (kk) – Josef Albers, Max Bill, and Günther Fruhtrunk are just some of the renowned artists whose works are represented at the Museum für Konkrete Kunst in Ingolstadt (MKK). A selection of around 30 works from almost the same amount of artists is going to be on display in the capital at Ketter Kunst as of 28 June. The opening of the MKK in 1992 marked

Ketterer Kunst Auction in Munich – 19th Century Art - EUR 103,750* for Freedom

Munich, 4 December, 2017, (kk) – The auction of 19th Century Art marked the successful beginning of the autumn auction season at Ketterer Kunst in Munich with a total result of EUR 1.1 million*. The increasing appeal of this section was underlined by some 40% first time buyers and a sales quota of 80% by lots. A dramatic scene from the Greek War of Indepen-dence and several works by the

Charity Auction in Munich: ZERO and Concrete Art - Collection Sauter

Munich, 5 October 2017, (kk) – It is an unusual collection compiled by an exceptional woman which will be offered in context of the auctions of Modern Art /Post War/Contemporary Art at Ketterer Kunst in Munich from 7-9 December. The lately deceased Ellen Sauter was a woman who followed an inner compass that guided her through her entire life. She dealt with challenging situations with distinct intuition and clarity of thought,

Strong Performance of Art from the 20th/21st Century - Beckmann is the Auction's …

Munich, 16 June 2017, (kk) – Satisfied clients and excellent results – that's the bottom line of the seven successful auctions that grossed € 20.5 million for Ketterer Kunst* **. A total of 38 results met or crossed the € 100,000 line. The undisputed top star in the spring auctions is Max Beckmann. A collector from Baden-Württemberg offered more than twice the lower estimate and made the oil painting sure

Rare Books Auction in Hamburg with Biblical Results - 144,000* Euro for the Word …

Hamburg, 12 June 2017, (kk) – With total proceeds of around EUR 1.6 million*, the auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on 22 May 2017 achieved an outstanding result. The new concept with a focus on high-quality offers worked out. A lot total reduced by around 60% in comparison to last year‘s May auction grossed a result on par with figures from the same period. TOP 5

Auction Rare Books – Manuscripts – Autographs – Decorative Prints – More …

Hamburg, 26 April 2017 (kk) – The Ketterer Kunst auction of Rare Books in Hamburg on 22 May 2017 will be taking a new direction with a focus on even more quality. Following the course of the very successful evening sale, a concept unique on the German auction market, which is accompanied by an extra high-quality catalog, the main auction will also gain in importance. The presentation of all objects in

Special Auction in Munich – 19th Century Art – A Private Collection

Munich, 26 April 2017, (kk) – The collection of a Southern German art lover that is going for sale in the auction of 19th Century Art at Ketterer Kunst in Munich on 24 May is a true gem. Works by renowned artists from the Munich School, as well as by illustrious representatives of Austrian art are among the highlights of the 35 lots. The high-class range of offerings is led

Graphic Art: A German Private Collection – Expressionism at its best

Munich, 10 April, 2017 (kk) – The small but fine collection of a German art lover offers nothing less but extraordinary works of art. The selection, which has a focus on expressionist works by the “Brücke artists”, will be called up in context of the Ketterer Kunst auctions from 8-10 June in Munich. “I was totally blown away“, is how the collector describes his feelings when he saw paintings by

Special Auction in Munich – 19th Century Art – A Private Collection

Munich, 30 March 2017, (kk) – The collection of a Southern German art lover that is going for sale in the auction of 19th Century Art at Ketterer Kunst in Munich on 24 May is a true gem. Works by renowned names from the Munich School, as well as by illustrious representatives of Austrian art are among the highlights of the approximately 30 works. The high-class range of offerings is led

June-Auctions: From Modern Classics to Contemporary – Pure Nature – Naturall …

Munich, 29 March 2017 (kk) – Naturally good is not only true for the nature motifs sold at the Ketterer Kunst auction in Munich from 8 – 10 June. Next to rural scenes from Otto Mueller and Gabriele Münter, as well as from Emil Nolde and Georg Baselitz, highest quality by internationally acclaimed masters of abstraction is also on offer. 1) Modern Art 2) Post War / Contemporary Art on 1)

Auctions at Ketterer Kunst with Modern Art and a US-Focus - Stable Autumn Result …

Munich, 21 December 2016 (kk) – It was a very good auction. “We were able to achieve many records and excellent overall results. All in all around 70% of the objects were sold, making for total proceeds of around EUR 22 million before the post-auction sale“, says Robert Ketterer. He continues: “The increasing appeal of contemporary art has been proven by some 30% first-time buyers in the respective auction and

Uschi Ackermann's and Pug Sir Henry's Perfume Bottles at Ketterer Kunst - A Sens …

Munich, 20 December 2016 (kk) – The atmosphere was great, the success terrific. Yesterday Robert Ketterer, auctioneer and owner of Ketterer Kunst, sold what presumably is the biggest private collection of large-size factices of perfume classics for a fantastic total of around EUR 120,000. Compiled by Uschi Ackermann, public relations specialist and owner of Sir Henry, Germany's most famous pug, proceeds of the around 300 flacons will go to VITA,

Ketterer Kunst Auction in Munich – 19th Century Art - The Riddle's Answer for …

Munich, 26 November 2016, (kk) – The auction of 19th Century Art provided a successful start into the autumn auction season at Ketterer Kunst in Munich. The increasing popularity of this segment was underlined by 40% first time buyers. Total proceeds add up to around EUR 1 million* and even slightly exceled last year's figures. A mysterious work by Franz von Stuck was particularly popular. Franz von Stuck's “Ödipus löst

Art Auction in Munich, Germany: The Avant-garde of the past 60 Years - Good Tast …

Munich, 30 November 2016 (kk) – From Albers to Zimmermann: The small but exciting special catalog “Good Taste – A private Collection“ comprises almost 50 select works of post-war and contemporary art. The artworks in this exquisite collection of a Southern German architect, most of them were acquired directly from the artists, will be sold in context of the auctions at Ketterer Kunst in Munich from 8 to 10 December.

Beastly Good – Rare Books Auction in Hamburg - EUR 72.000* for a whole lot of …

Hamburg, 30 November 2016, (kk) – With total proceeds of around EUR 1.8 million*, the two-day auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on 21/22 November realized excellent results. Last year's figures were even exceeded by EUR 200,000*. Joachim Joh. Nepomuk Spalowsky's splendid natural history of mammals was particularly in demand. The TOP 5 No. 034: Joachim Joh. N. Spalowsky Beytrag zur Naturgeschichte der vierfüßigen Thiere. Vienna 1794. Result EUR

Lost and Found: A large oil painting by the artist – a first on Europe's aucti …

Munich, 27 October 2016 (kk) – For over 30 years, the work had been forgotten in a basement in the South of Germany. Now, Helen Frankenthaler’s “Marchioness” will not only get to see the light of day, but also the spotlight of the salesroom. The impressive work will be sold in the auctions of Modern Art / Post War and Contemporary Art at Ketterer Kunst in Munich from December 8-10. This

December Auction of Modern Art in Germany - August Macke's Neighbor's Children

Munich, 27 October 2016 (kk) – August Macke surely paid the ducal brewpub on Tegernsee one or the other visit. In 1910 he painted the children of the brewing assistant Meier, who lived in the same neighborhood as the Macke family. The inimitable oil painting will be called up with an estimate of EUR

Auction Rare Books, Manuscripts, Autographs, Decorative Prints in Germany - Poca …

Hamburg, 21 September 2016 (kk) – It must be one of the finest works on North American natives. On 21/22 November the unique “History of the Indian tribes of North America“ by Thomas McKenney and James Hall will be called up in the auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst with an estimate of EUR 20,000. The very rare edition comprises 80 splendid color portraits of chiefs, warriors and women,

Uschi Ackermann's and Pug Sir Henry's Charity Auction at Ketterer Kunst in Germa …

Munich, 20 September 2016 (kk) – It has to be the biggest private collection of large factices of renowned perfume classics in the world that the PR lady Uschi Ackermann, mistress of Germany's most famous pug Sir Henry, has compiled over the years. The widow of Gerd Käfer, delicatessen king and organizer of legendary parties, is now going to put the noble flasks into the service of a good

Ketterer Kunst widens its Focus on the 19th Century - Auctions of 19th Century A …

Munich, 30 March, 2016, (kk) – There's a fresh spring breeze, because from now on the leading auction house Ketterer Kunst puts the focus on paintings, drawings and prints from the 19th to the first two decades of the 20th century. “The interest in this era has been continuously increasing for some time now, which is also proven by more than 20% new clients in every auction. As far as

Leading European Auction House for Modern and Contemporary Art Increases Interna …

Munich, 30 March, 2016, (kk) – Ketterer Kunst will now have a representative in America. Stella Michaelis has joined the house to manage the US operation from the new Los Angeles office. “I have been wanting to re-open our house to new overseas clients for a while now, and to offer our American buyers and sellers a more comprehensive and personalized service”, says company owner and CEO Robert

Auctions in June: Modern and Contemporary Fine Art - Select Quality at its best

Munich, 31 March 2016, (kk) – Kandinsky, Pechstein, and Piene are true masters of their trades. The three of them, as well as many other acclaimed artist colleagues are represented with choice masterpieces in the auctions at Ketterer Kunst in Munich from 9 to 11 June. 1) Modern Art 2) Post War 3) Contemporary Art 1) Modern Art This section is led by Wassily Kandinsky's strictly geometric composition “Kleines Warm“ from 1928, one of

60th Anniversary Auction – Modern Classics to Today - Fantastic Finale

Munich, 26 September, 2014, (kk) – The jubilee auctions on December 5 and 6 make for the grand finale of the company's anniversary year. Masterpieces with estimates in 5- to 6-digit realms by renowned artists such as Macke, Nolde, Kirchner, Richter and Shiraga are the highlights of this auction which has the following sections: 1) Modern Classics 2) Post War 3) Contemporary Art on 1) Modern Classics This section is led by August Macke's gouache

Rare Books Auction - Biblical Rarities

Hamburg, 04 September, 2014 (kk) – It is nothing less than one of the most important German early woodcut books. Now the printed German edition of the “Neunte Deutsche Bibel”, the only one by Anton Koberger, godfather of Albrecht Dürer, will be sold in the auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on 17/18 November. The remarkably well-preserved copy from 1483 was executed in a pleasing new type.

Pop Art: 60th Anniversary Special Auction - Legendary Andy Warhol

Munich, 04 September 2014, (kk) – A very special catalog with a small but select range of works by the Pop Art icon Andy Warhol will be released on occasion of Ketterer Kunst's 60th company anniversary. The choice of sheets – mainly photographs as well as drawings from the early 1950s – by the shy and introvert artist will be auctioned in Munich on 6 December. Never before has the German

Jubilee Auctions - Modern & Contemporary Art - Top art at top prices

Munich, 12 June, 2014, (kk) – The demand for good art is enormous, and it made for the excellent result of more than EUR 20 million** at the end of the spring auctions in Ketterer Kunst's anniversary year. “This number even excelled last year's result, the best ever in the first term, by around EUR 600,000“, says company owner Robert Ketterer. He continues: “29 lots that crossed the EUR 100,000 line,

Auction of Rare Books in Hamburg - Picasso entirely sold out

Hamburg, 26. Mai 2014, (kk) Overall proceeds of EUR 1.5 million* made for excellent results in the two-day auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on 19/20 May. 15 works by the painter genius Pablo Picasso, entirely sold with sharp increases, were particularly sought-after. TOP 5 No. 116: Apocalypse de Saint Jean, Paris 1961. EUR 79,000* starting price: EUR 62,000 No. 115: Pablo Picasso, The Arts Council of Great Britain.

Auction Rare Books - Nautical Rarity

Hamburg, 15 April, 2014 (kk) – It was nothing less but a revolution in the history of nautical cartography – the sea atlas by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. The extremely scarce work in first French edition with a Spanish title sheet will be sold in the auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on 19 and 20 May with an estimate of EUR 85.000. Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer's “Spieghel der

Auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th Century - Master Flegel

Munich, 18 February, 2014, (kk) – Georg Flegel is not only one of the most famous European still life painters of the early 17th century, but also the first German artist to specialize in this genre. A masterpiece of his creation will be called up in Ketterer Kunst's auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th century with an estimate of € 90.000-120.000. Georg Flegel's famous “Schrankbild“ („Cupboard“), today in

Special auction - The Collection Harry Beyer

Munich, 13 February 2013, (kk) – He was a passionate art dealer. Countless interesting encounters and events coined a life during which he compiled a very exquisite art collection. Now this unusual collection of the Munich art dealer Harry Beyer, who passed away last fall, will be sold at Ketterer Kunst. His love for art and antiquities was woken at the tender age of eight, when the truck drivers in his

Graphic Works - Mark Tobey in Berlin

Berlin, 01 February, 2013 (kk) – The works that earned Mark Tobey international recognition, and that is not only at the Venice Biennale and the Kassel documenta, are both vibrating and meditative. In the exhibition “Mark Tobey – Graphic Works“ Ketterer Kunst shows some 30 high-quality sheets by the far-traveled artist in Berlin. Mark Tobey‘s artistic creation is uncompromising. He said “I paint the way I live and feel. (…) Just

Auction of works by international artists up to EUR 20.000 - Affordable Art

Munich, 01 February, 2013, (kk) – The big names of the international art scene will be there. Next to Picasso, Chagall and Warhol, Gabriele Münter will also provide a fresh spring scent from EUR 10.000 in the first Ketterer Kunst auctions that will open the season on April 19 and 20 with the following focal points: 1. Modern Art 2. Post War/Contemporary Art On 1. Modern Art In 2012 Gabriele Münter had

Top results of 2007, 2010 and 2011 excelled - Best annual balance for 2012

Munich, 12 December, 2011, (kk) - EUR 30 million total proceeds – that is the excellent result for the business year 2012 of Ketterer Kunst. “Accordingly, we have outperformed even the so far best year in our company‘s history, the record year 2011, by EUR 1 million*“, says Robert Ketterer. TOP results 2012 Lot 53: Heinrich Campendonk - Zwei Pferde. Result EUR 536.800*, Starting price: EUR 180.000 Lot 209: Serge Poliakoff

Art auctions still soaring - High increases and many new customers

Munich, 8 December, 2012, (kk) – It was nothing but an outstanding end of the season. “The atmosphere was incredible and we could barely handle the enormous rush of 684 bidding requests (not including bidders in the auction room) on the 281 works“, says Robert Ketterer. And he continues: “One out of three customers was new and every lot sold went up by an average of more than 50 percent.

Auction of Rare Books in Hamburg - Yielding 540000 %

Hamburg, 23 November 2012, (kk) – 5 EUR, that was the price a book lover from Germany paid on a flee market for a little booklet with the writing “Brücke“ (see press release from 2 October, 2012) on it. It turns out more than a bargain, because in the Rare Books auction the small exhibition catalog for the second travelling exhibition of the world-famous artist group was sold for EUR

World Premiere - Who knows Dodo?

Munich, 3 November, 2012, (kk) – Very soon the question will be: Who doesn't know Dodo? She's from Berlin, her œuvre has to be mentioned in one breath with works by Otto Dix, Tamara de Lempicka, Jeanne Mammen and Christian Schad. So far she hasn't appeared on the art market, but that's going to change on 8 December: “We are very proud of celebrating a world premiere with “Wedding auf dem

Special Auction Side lines of the German Avant-garde - Going once, going twice a …

Munich, 12 September, 2012, (kk) – Off the beaten paths the biggest treasures can be discovered. The same can be said about the Special auction Sidelines of the German Avant-garde, which will take place in context of the auction of Modern Art on 19 th October for the ninth time. ”After eight years of successful auctions of this kind, it is still my great concern to honor the works by forgotten

Works of art up to EUR 20.000 by 400 international artists - Stars of the Art Sc …

Munich, 12 September 2012, (kk) – Pablo Picasso, Emil Nolde, Francis Bacon and Andy Warhol, to name but a few big international names that will be called up at Ketterer Kunst’s first autumn auction on 19 and 20 October: 1. Modern Art & Side lines of the German Avant-garde 2. Post War/Contemporary Art For an amount in the three-digit or lower four digit Euro realms, works by renowned artists such

Excellent Spring Result - Well-prepared for the Winter

Munich, 21 June, 2012, (kk) - EUR 13 million**, that’s the remarkable result for the 2012 spring auctions. The sections of Modern and Contemporary Art alone generated proceeds of EUR 1 million* more than in last year’s spring, which is very likely to be an exclusive case among all German auction houses“ ****, says company owner Robert Ketterer. He continues: “The demand for art is higher than ever before, and

New Location for Fine Art on the Rhine - Ketterer conquers Düsseldorf

Munich, 15 May, 2012, (kk) – Ketterer Kunst will open its new representative office in Düsseldorf on May 23 with highlights of the June auction. Among them will be works by renowned artists such as Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Gabriele Münter, Emil Nolde, Serge Poliakoff, Pierre Soulages and Andy Warhol. ”It's been a long lasting concern of mine to offer our clients in the Rhineland a more personal service”, said

Altenbourg exhibition allows intimate insight - Boycotted in the GDR – on disp …

Berlin, 21 February, 2012, (kk) – Gerhard Altenbourg counts among the most renowned artists of the second half of the 20th century. Even though his accomplishments are tremendous, he was officially boycotted by the GDR up until the early 1980s. Some 100 works, among them 30 woodcuts in colors, almost 40 lithographs, a dozen woodcuts as well as drawings and India ink works from between 1953 and 1989 are on

Rare Books Auction in Hamburg - Germany defeats the USA

Hamburg, 28 November, 2011, (kk) – In the bidding race for George Catlin’s “North American Indian Portfolio” (lot 40), which could almost double its starting price of € 45.000 with a result of € 87.600*, several bidders from the USA were left empty handed. The unique contemporary document of highest rarity will remain in Germany after the heated bidding skirmish. Die TOP 5 No. 40: G. Catlin, North American Indian Portfolio.

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