Art Catalogue Specialist (Auction)


Ref: 748AR

Company Profile

Specialist Art Auction


Art Catalogue Specialist (Auction)
Salary: circa £35,000 pa
Location: London
Ref: 748AR

Main Duties:
Assist in preparing catalogue notes and condition reports, catalogue property through photography and research, contribute to smooth sale operations, aid clients during sale week, conduct pricing and valuation research, gain insight into the market and key players, and develop specialized knowledge.

The Role:
- Research property including authenticity, bibliography, and provenance and exhibition history
- Prepare catalogue notes and condition reports and assist with catalogue production
- Catalogue property including photography, research, footnotes, etc.
- Participate in activities that support the smooth running of the sale
- Assist clients in viewing rooms during sale week and helping with general administration
- Provide support and research on pricing and valuations
- Build an understanding of the current market and the key players, objects knowledge, and channels
- Develop own specialist knowledge

Candidate's Profile

- Bachelor’s degree in Art History or Decorative Arts, or equivalent industry experience
- Previous work experience in relevant art department, art setting or ideally in Art Auction
- Demonstrated ability in appraising property for catalogue research
- Strong organizational skills / attention to detail, accuracy
- Research skills including analysis and interpretation of data
- Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with diplomacy


 Circa £35,000 pa




Circa 35,000 pa





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