Great Success at Ketterer Kunst: 1 € Starting Price Stands Test in Online Auction
From 1 to 11,751
David Hockney
Lillies (Still Life), 1971
Color lithograph, 25.3 x 20.3 in
A similar work realized € 10,625** in a live auction at Ketterer Kunst in 2014

Munich, 20 February 2017, (kk) - It was an absolute premiere. Ketterer Kunst is the first auction house to take a bold step by offering all works with starting prices of € 1 in a special auction on The top result proves that the concept works. The market also honors quality art with sensational prices on the internet.

Bidders from all over the world competed for a total of 33 works from the section of Post War Art. Not only did they all sell with remarkable prices, some even realized new world records. The top lot from David Hockney easily soared from 1 euro to a sensational price of € 11,751*.

Company owner Robert Ketterer explains: "The concept of online auctions has matured. As far as the results are concerned, they are not only on a par with the saleroom auctions but can even compete with them". Ketterer insinuates: "Selling art in online auctions is not as easy as many believe. We owe the fact that we have reached this point to the invaluable experience gained in the online sector for more than a decade".

The quality of the artworks on offer is what really counts and this is what the name Ketterer Kunst stands for. Next to innovative ideas, a high service level that begins at initial contact and reaches all the way to free shipping, is essential.

The site will continue to offer exciting auctions in the future. Upcoming surprises are already in preparation.

* The result is the hammer price incl. all other costs like premium, insurance, shipping, etc.
** The result is the hammer price plus premium

Since it was founded in 1954, Ketterer Kunst has been on the forefront of auction houses dealing in Fine Art and Rare Books, with its headquarters in Munich, and a branch in Hamburg. Representatives' offices in Berlin, Heidelberg, Duesseldorf, the Benelux Union, France, Italy, Switzerland and the US have contributed substantially to the company's success. In addition, exhibitions, special thematic and charity auctions as well as monthly online auctions at are regular events at Ketterer Kunst. Robert Ketterer is owner and CEO of Ketterer Kunst.

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