Rita Bucheit, Ltd.

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Rita Bucheit, Ltd. specializes in fine Empire and Biedermeier, Vienna Secession and Art Deco furniture and objets d’art from Europe.  Rita and Floyd Bucheit and their daughter Michelle Bucheit-Miller have been sharing their passion and knowledge of fine art and antiques since 1987.  The gallery specializes in museum quality art and antiques, and is represented at the most prestigious Art & Antique Shows in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Palm Beach. Pieces are found in permanent collections of major museums, as well as in important private collections across the US and Canada.

Michelle, Floyd and Rita Bucheit.


Michelle Bucheit-MillerMichelle Bucheit-Miller joined Rita Bucheit, Ltd. as an active partner to introduce Vienna Secession and Art Deco to the collection. Michelle is a certified specialist in Biederermeier and Vienna Secession to the Austrian court system. Her experience as Operations Manager of the Chicago International Art Expo and Antiques Show, as well as her collaboration with the Art Institute of Chicago, the Milwaukee Art Museum, and the Albertina Museum in Vienna, Austria have been invaluable to the firm’s growth and popularity. After almost ten year in the U.S. as a successful dealer and participant at international antique shows, Michelle returned to Austria to oversee the management operations in Vienna with Rita. Her work includes customized art and antique research as an independent consultant to private collectors, corporate art collections, international art publications, and museums. Armed with exceptional communication skills and her extensive European art history background, Michelle also offers customized cultural art tours in Austria.

  • M.A. in Art History, University of Vienna
  • B.A. in Business, Webster University, Vienna
  • One year Christie’s Fine Arts Course, London
  • Certified specialist in Biedermeier and Vienna Secession to the Austrian court system