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Sarah de Clercq joined Christie's Amsterdam in 2000 as a Specialist in the 19th Century European Art department. In 2005 she was appointed head of the department and under her watch Christie's has established itself as market leader in the field, achieving numerous world auction records such as the €760,250 for an Amsterdam city view by George Hendrik Breitner and €1,412,000 for a winter landscape by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek, which Sarah personally retrieved from the dust in a British guest room. In 2009, Sarah became head of the Impressionist and Modern Art department in Amsterdam. Sarah is a certified valuer for 19th Century European Art, focusing on Dutch, Belgian and Northern European paintings. She has published widely on the subject, including the catalogue raisonné on Sientje Mesdag-van Houten, and finished a book about Hague Impressionist artist J.E.H. Akkeringa in 2010. Sarah studied Art History at Groningen University, winning the national The Hague School prize for her thesis in 1996. Sarah speaks Dutch, English, German and French.
Sophie Bremers studied History of Art at the University of Leiden. During her internship at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam she researched the 16th Century Italian armour collection by Pompeo della Chiesa and graduated on the subject in 2005. Thereafter, Sophie made her debut in the auction world at the Old Master Paintings Department of one of the premier international auction houses. In 2008, she joined Christie's as a Junior Specialist at the Old Masters and 19th Century Art department, where she was promoted to Associate Specialist in 2010 and to Specialist in 2013. Since 2009, Sophie is one of youngest auctioneers in The Netherlands. She speaks Dutch, German and English.
Alexandra McMorrow joined the Christie’s Pictures department in South Kensington in 1988 and has worked in all the main painting areas, including Old Masters, British, Victorian and Impressionist. In 1995, as Department Head, she tripled sales revenue over the following eight years under her leadership. Alexandra catalogued the ‘Mauerbach’ Sale in 1996, one of the first major restituted collections sold by Christie’s in Vienna generating £8.2 million, worldwide media coverage and much needed attention to the sensitive issue of restitution. Alexandra has been an auctioneer since 1997 and is presently Department Head for the 19th Century European Art Department at Christie’s King Street, London.
Arne Everwijn began his career at Christie’s Amsterdam in the 19th Century European Art Department in 2001 and joined the 19th Century European Art Department at King Street in 2007. His expertise lies in 19th and early 20th century paintings from Dutch, Belgian and German schools. Furthermore he is an auctioneer for both the London and Amsterdam salerooms. Arne has been involved in numerous successful Christie’s sales of individual works of art by important 19th century artists. Apart from the 19th Century Art sales, Arne has also been involved with a variety of other auctions, from the Charlotte von Prybram-Gladona collection in 2005 to the Niall Hobhouse collection in 2008. Arne’s interest in developing business opportunities is not limited to his own field and involves him with multiple fine art categories and sales. Arne has a degree in Art History and Art Management at the University of Utrecht. Along with his native Dutch, Arne speaks English, German and French.
Sebastian Goetz began his career at Christie’s in 2005 after several years in business and seven years as an art dealer, firstly in London and then in New York, where he opened a subsidiary for a major international art dealership trading in important paintings and works on paper from the 16th century to modern masters. Specialising in 19th Century European art, Sebastian has a particular interest in Romanticism and the Barbizon School. He has a 1st Class Honours degree in Modern History and Modern Languages from Oxford University and an MBA from INSEAD. In addition to his native English, Sebastian speaks fluent German, French and Italian.
Max Andrews is a Specialist and Head of Sale for the 19th Century European Art department at South Kensington. Max was has been instrumental in the successful growth of sales revenue since he joined the team in 2003. Trained as a textile designer, Max began his career at Christie's in 1995, eventually becoming a Specialist in the British and Continental Pictures department.
Born in San Sebastian (Spain) in 1962. Law degree from University of Complutense, Madrid. Varez completed a two-year MA in Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, specializing in Spanish Old Masters Art between the XVI and XVII centuries. During his second year he specialized in “The portrait of European Courts in the sixteenth century”, taught by Professor Lorne Campdell, who conducted his dissertation “The Court portrait of Elizabeth of Valois”. Juan Varez first joined Christie's in 1991 as an Old Masters specialist. In 1997, Varez moved to Christie’s New York to work at the Old Masters department, also collaborating with the Latin American Art department and becoming, in 1999, head of this department. In February 2000, Varez moved back to Spain after being appointed Managing Director of Christie’s, the position which he still holds today. He has taught Art and Market classes for postgraduate students at the “Instituto de Empresa” and “Instituto IArt”, both in Madrid. In addition to this, he has lectured on the art market several times in institutions such as the “Circulo Ecuestre” of Barcelona.
James Hastie has over 20 years’ experience in the European Paintings and Watercolors department. Appointed a Director of Christie’s London and Head of Christie’s South Kensington’s British and 19th Century European Paintings department in 2000, he was instrumental in the redevelopment and success of that sale site. In 2006, James joined the New York team as a Senior Specialist supporting all areas of the team’s business-getting activities and appointed Head of 19th Century European Art in 2009. He is responsible for the daily management, marketing, promotion and major business getting of Christie’s sales of 19th Century European Art held in New York. James has also been a Christie’s sale and charity auctioneer for over 14 years.
Deborah Coy returned to Christie’s in 2011 as Vice President, Senior Specialist for 19th Century European Art. From 2009 until 2011 she was Head of European Paintings at another major auction house in New York, and from 2003 to 2009, she was Head of the 19th Century European Department at Christie's New York. Deborah also served for 15 years as Senior Fine Arts Appraiser in Christie’s Estates & Appraisals department, where her responsibilities included appraising paintings and drawings from all areas and centuries. In her current role, Ms. Coy is responsible for organizing the department’s sales, overseeing appraisals, and piloting long-term business and client development. Ms. Coy earned her B.A. in Art History from Wellesley College, an M.A. in Art History from Williams College, and holds a J.D. from Villanova University.