- Joined Sotheby’s in 2004 with a degree in Art History from the University of St. Andrews
- has participated in numerous landmark sales
- has helped to establish world-record prices for many artists
Mark Griffith-Jones, Director, Sotheby’s London, graduated from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland with a degree in Art History and joined Sotheby’s in 2004. Since then he has participated in numerous landmark sales including: the 2006 William Blake Sale ($10.9 million), the 2007 Important Turner Watercolours from the Collection of Guy and Myriam Ullens Sale (£10.7 million), the 2010 Exceptional Eye Sale (£6.8 million) and the 2014 From Goya to Picasso: Works from the Private Collection of Jan Krugier Sale (£74.8 million).
Throughout his time at Sotheby’s he has been privileged to handle some of the greatest works from his field and he has helped to establish world-record prices for many artists including: Samuel Cooper (£535,200), John Smart (£120,500), John Robert Cozens (£2.3 million), Thomas Gainsborough (£1.6 million), Henry Fuseli ($281,000), Daniel Gardner (£233,000) and most recently Richard Parkes Bonington (£341,000).