Franz Josef Altenburg, Object, 1990 ceramic, natural white body glazed, c. 53.5 x 23 x 37 cm, price realised €12,160

Ceramic Creations

Franz Josef Altenburg’s family history may hark back to the glorious past of the House of Habsburg, but the ceramicist’s art was far ahead of his time. Franz Josef Altenburg, great-grandson of…
Breguet Marine Tourbillon Chronograph Armbanduhr, um 2019, Tourbillon und Stoppfunktion, Referenz 5837PT, Schätzwert € 40.000 – 60.000

Vintage Watches: Wrist-worn Luxury

Vintage watches are experiencing a boom in popularity, with collectors benefiting from high increases in value within a short period of time. About the most sought-after brands at Dorotheum’s renowned watch auctions…

Modern Art

Hermann Nitsch, Splatter Painting, 1986, dispersion on burlap, 200 x 301 cm, estimate €100,000 – 200,000

Hermann Nitsch: Church Painter without a Church

Hermann Nitsch (1938–2022), who died last year at the age of 84, received early international acclaim and scandalised the art world on a regular basis. His work occupies a key position in…

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