Buying and selling art privately is critical to clients for whom confidentiality, flexibility and immediacy are paramount. Sotheby’s Private Sales team guarantees discretion and facilitates transactions according to your individual needs and schedule. We respond quickly, addressing any and all concerns from privacy issues to financials, all while ensuring that the salability of the work of art is not compromised. Depending on the needs of the parties involved, a private sale may be executed quickly or gradually.
In partnering with Sotheby’s, you benefit from the support and expertise of our deeply seasoned international network of experts. Many of our senior specialists have each been with Sotheby's for well over a decade. Their unequalled tenure and direct access to the world’s most active collectors uniquely qualifies Sotheby’s Private Sales team to evaluate your important works of art and facilitate successful transactions.
We welcome the opportunity to consult with you should you wish to consider either buying or selling privately. To learn more or if we may be of assistance, please contact us.