Modern Art
We have specialized in Modern Art since the company was founded and regularly sell to international museums, private collections and foundations in more than 50 countries.
For this section we constantly look for distinguished works by the following artists:

Max Beckmann, Vladimir Bechteev, Heinrich Campendonk, Marc Chagall, Adolf Erbslöh, Lyonel Feininger, Erich Heckel, Karl Hofer, Alexej von Jawlensky, Wassily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Paul Klee, Georg Kolbe, Käthe Kollwitz, August Macke, Franz Marc, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Otto Mueller, Gabriele Münter, Emil Nolde, Max Pechstein, Christian Rohlfs, Egon Schiele, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

New Objectivity:
Albert Birkle, Otto Dix, Conrad Felixmüller, Carl Grossberg, George Grosz, Karl Hubbuch, Alexander Kanoldt, Lotte Laserstein, Jeanne Mammen, Felix Nussbaum, Franz Radziwill, Christian Schad, Rudolf Schlichter, Georg Schrimpf, Richard Ziegler

Other acclaimed artists from the early 20th century:
Rudolf Bauer, Marc Chagall, Lovis Corinth, Edvard Cucuel, Salvador Dalí, Max Liebermann, Joan Miró, Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, Pablo Picasso, Leo Putz, Oskar Schlemmer, Kurt Schwitters, Max Slevogt, Pierre Soulages, Franz von Stuck, Yves Tanguy
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Post War / Contemporary Art
Another focal point is on classics of Post War and Contemporary Art. Museums, private collections and foundations from more than 50 countries regularly provide for record prices in our auctions.
For this section we constantly look for distinguished works by the following artists:

Emphasis on Zero:
Bernard Aubertin, Enrico Castellani, Yves Klein, Adolf Luther, Heinz Mack, Piero Manzoni, Otto Piene, George Rickey, Jan Schoonhoven, Günther Uecker

Emphasis on Informel:
Jean Dubuffet, Maurice Esteve, Adolf Fleischmann, Karl Otto Götz, Hans Hartung, Gerhard Hoehme, Asger Jorn, Norbert Kricke, Georges Mathieu, Markus Prachensky, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Bernard Schultze, Emil Schumacher, Kazuo Shiraga, K.R.H.Sonderborg, Pierre Soulages, Antoni Tapies, Fred Thieler, Fritz Winter, Wols, Zao Wou-Ki, Herbert Zangs

Emphasis on Pop Art:
Alexander Calder, Copley, Sam Francis, Richard Hamilton, Keith Haring, David Hockney, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Allen Jones, Uwe Lausen, Roy Lichtenstein, C.O. Paeffgen, Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann

Important German representatives after 1945:
Horst Antes, Willi Baumeister, Georg Baselitz, Joseph Beuys, Rainer Fetting, Günther Förg, Rupprecht Geiger, Jörg Immendorff, Anselm Kiefer, Martin Kippenberger, Konrad Klapheck, Imi Knoebel, Markus Lüpertz, Ernst Wilhelm Nay, Albert Oehlen, Blinky Palermo, Penck, Sigmar Polke, Neo Rauch, Gerhard Richter

International representatives after 1945:
Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Antonio Calderara, Christo, Lucio Fontana, Franz Gertsch, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Alex Katz, Ferndand Leger, Sol LeWitt, Henry Moore, Serge Poliakoff, Arnulf Rainer, Fred Sandback, Julian Schnabel, Victor Vasarely, Erwin Wurm

Contemporary Art:
Stephan Balkenhol, Norbert Bisky, Jonas Burgert, Maurizio Cattelan, Tony Cragg, Thomas Demand, Rodney Graham, Eberhard Havekost, Damien Hirst, Karin Kneffel, Robert Longo, Jason Martin, Jonathan Meese, Bjarne Melgaard, Jonathan Monk, Anselm Reyle, Daniel Richter, David Schnell, Sean Scully, Gert und Uwe Tobias, Bernar Venet, Cornelius Völker, Matthias Weischer
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Art of the 19th Century
In this section paintings, drawings and prints from the 19th century, as well as works from the early 20th century are put up for auction.

The focus is on works from Romanticism, with artists such as, among others, Blechen and Dahl, the Munich and Düsseldorf schools of painting with their main representatives Spitzweg, Defregger, Grützner, Schirmer and Achenbach, as well as fine art made around the turn of the century with, among others, big names of Symbolism and Art Nouveau: Hofmann, Stuck and Lenbach. Other much sought-after works are the mountain- and landscape paintings by Edward Theodore and Edward Harrison Compton and the graphic works by, among others, Daumier, Gaugin and Toulouse-Lautrec.
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Rare Books
Our Rare Books auction house is one of Hamburg's oldest company's with a long tradition. The company was founded on 10 July, 1795 by the book printer Hermann Nestler and became affiliated to Ketterer Kunst in 1988.

Our international top results show: Auctions are the best way to sell rare books, manuscripts and autographs, as well as decorative graphic works and maps.

As one of Europe's oldest auction houses with very good international contacts we are a trustworthy contact for private collectors, libraries, antiquarians and galleries.
In order to establish a well-founded idea for prospective buyers, thorough and comprehensive catalog descriptions of a high bibliographic standard, as well as high-quality representative illustrations in our catalogs and on the internet are a matter of course for us.
We present single extensive collections in elaborate special catalogs.

We are gladly at your advice on our expert days in several larger German cities, additionally, we visit you at home and organize insured transports.

We offer fair and transparent conditions. For high-class single objects and collections special conditions are possible, of course.
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