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Tim Schmelcher joined Christie's Prints department in London in 2004 and specializes in German Expressionist and Old Master Prints. He was deeply involved in the landmark sale Albrecht Dürer - Genius of the German Renaissance (December 2007), the catalogue of which he annotated. Other successes include the world record for a print by Erich Heckel for Fränzi liegend for £320,000 (November 2005), the sale of the unique Queen of Flowers B by the Master of the Playing Cards for £240,000 (September 2006), and the sale of the Wilhelm Niemeyer Collection of Prints by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff in April 2008 for £690,000. Before coming to Christie's, Tim worked for auction houses in Britain as well as on the continent in such diverse fields as Asian Art, VIP-Valuations and of course Prints, and has extensive experience in the auction business. Tim studied in France, Canada and Germany and holds an M.A. in Art History and American Studies from the J. W. Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main. A native German speaker, Tim travels regularly in mainland Europe, with a particular focus on Germany, Austria and Italy.
Murray Macaulay joined Christie’s in 2000 as Head of Sale of Prints at South Kensington, before moving to the King Street Print Department in 2008. For the last three years, Murray has curated Multiplied, a ground-breaking art fair devoted to contemporary editions and hosted by Christie’s. The Fair, which aims to showcase some of the most exciting editions made by a new generation of contemporary artists, is the first of its kind in the United Kingdom and takes place during the week of Frieze. Other highlights of Murray’s tenure include the sale in 2006 of 'Turret ship in dry dock' by Edward Wadsworth, which sold for £114,000, a record for the artist and the highest auction price ever paid for a modern British print, as well as several successful themed auctions including Contemporary Editions: Works from the Paragon Press (April 2008). Murray qualified with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, where he trained as a printmaker, majoring in stone lithography.
Lucia Tro Santafé joined the London Prints department in October 2008 as a junior cataloguer and is currently an Associate Specialist at King Street, with responsibilities for researching and cataloguing the department’s three annual sales as well as sourcing consignments, with a special focus on Spain and Italy. Prior to joining Christie's, Lucia graduated from the University of Valencia gaining a BA (Hons.) in the History of Art, whilst studying painting restoration at the GAIA Institute. She won an Erasmus Scholarship to study at the Sorbonne and continued her studies with an MA in Art Business at the Sotheby’s Institute, London, and the University of Manchester (her thesis was on the Contemporary Spanish Art market). A native Spanish speaker, Lucia also speaks Italian, French and English.
Charlie Scott joined the King Street Prints Department in January 2010. Charlie’s responsibilities lie with providing current auction estimates and the cataloguing and research of the three annual sales at King Street. He was closely involved in the production and promotion of the highly successful single artist sale The Printer’s Proof: Etchings by Lucian Freud from The Studio Prints Archive (15 February 2012) which achieved the top six world record prices for prints by Freud at auction. Charlie graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2009 with an MA (Hons) in the History of Art.
Alexandra Gill joined Christie's South Kensington as Head of the Prints department in early 2009. Alexandra comes to Christie’s with over 20 years of experience at auction. She worked in the field of Early British paintings for eight years before focusing on Prints in 1995. Her knowledge of prints covers all areas, from the Old Masters to Modern and Contemporary works. In 2009 Alexandra re-introduced Old Master Prints to South Kensington, and the success of this first sale in December 2009 has resulted in an Old Master section in every Print sale since. South Kensington holds three regular Prints sales a year with a wide variety of work ranging from the sixteenth century to the present day. Sales are held in April, September and December.
Stephen Gallagher joined Christie’s South Kensington Print Department in August 2012, bringing with him previous experience in prints from an esteemed London print dealer and two years’ teaching experience at the University of Manchester. He earned a BA Honours in History of Art from the University of Manchester and an MA in History of Art from The Courtauld Institute of Art, where he concentrated on the art of the Near East.
As head of the European division of the Prints Department in London, Richard Lloyd is responsible for sales at King Street and South Kensington, and oversees sales in Amsterdam and the increasingly important operations in Paris. Under his leadership, the department's successes have included £677,000 for a complete Suite Vollard by Pablo Picasso (June 2004); and £430,000 for Andy Warhol's Marilyn portfolio, currently the world auction record for any series of prints by Warhol (February 2004). With over 15 years' experience in the auction business, Richard is closely involved in securing high-value consignments for sales, both in London and New York; the valuation of estates and collections; and the organization of private treaty sales. His specialty includes early European printmaking, masters of French 19th Century lithography, the age of the decorative print 1750-1850, and the major British and European printmakers of the 20th Century.
Adam McCoy joined Christie’s New York Prints Department in June 2008. Previously, he served as Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art for the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville. Before joining Cheekwood, Mr. McCoy worked in the McNay Art Museum’s print room. In addition, he has held positions with the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington and the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa. He holds a BA from University of Kansas and a MA from University of Chicago. During graduate school, he wrote his thesis on Andy Warhol’s early screenprints.
Libia Elena Nahas joined Christie’s New York Print Department in August 2010. Libia Elena is responsible for many areas of sale catalogue production and has worked on a number of single-owner sales for the department. Libia Elena came to Christie’s with over 5 years of experience at auction. Previously, she served as Associate Specialist for the Freeman’s Fine Art Department with a focus in Prints & Multiples. She also represents Christie’s as a generalist appraiser for the Antiques Roadshow on PBS. Libia Elena earned a BA in Art History with a secondary focus in Spanish Literature and Language from Villanova University.
Lindsay Griffith is a Junior Specialist in the Print Department in New York. Lindsay started at Christie’s in 2008 before joining the Print Department full time in 2010. Lindsay majored in Art History at Barnard College, Columbia University, where she wrote her senior thesis on the work of James Tissot. At Barnard, Lindsay was the recipient of the Nancy Hoffman Prize for excellence in Art History. She is also currently working towards a certificate in appraisal studies at New York University.
Having studied History of Art and Law, Fréderique Darricarrère-Delmas has dedicated her career to Prints. Since joining Christie’s in 1999, Fréderique has contributed to numerous London Print sales, both at King Street and South Kensington. She plays an active business-getting role on an international level and is a key part of most of our large auctions, working on a range of prints from Old Masters to Contemporary. In 2006 she was involved in both the sale of a Rembrandt “The Three Crosses” for €700,000 along with the “Pablo Picasso: La Serie 347” sale which realized more than £2 million.