International Head of Department - British Drawings & Watercolours
London, King Street
Harriet Drummond has been a member of the British Drawings team since 1986, Head of Department Head since 1997 and International Head since 2009. Many new auction records have been set under her leadership, including world record prices for Burne-Jones’s Love Among the Ruins, Turner’s The Blue Rigi, John Constable’s Helmingham Dell, Suffolk, Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s Pandora, Samuel Palmer’s Oak tree and beech, Lullingstone Park, John Ruskin’s Bellinzona, Switzerland, and John Martin’s The Destruction of the Pharoah’s Host. She has also been involved in many highly successful Single-owner Sales and Collection Sales including The Bute Collection of Watercolours by Paul Sandby, British Watercolours from the Golden Age from the Collection of Monsieur and Madame Gérald Bauer, The Goyder Collection, Christopher Wood: A Very Victorian Eye, The Collection of Nicolette Wernick, Andrew Wyld: Connoisseur Dealer, and The Collection of the Late Mrs T.S Eliot . Harriet has also been involved in a number of highly successful sales in New York including Turner Watercolours from the Chicago Wood Prince Family to Edward Lears from The Estate of Christian B. Peper, and The Distinguished Private Collection which included Gainsborough’s Portrait of Charlotte, 4th Duchess of Marlborough. She is a graduate of Durham University and Christie’s Education and an active member of The Turner Society Committee.