Sotheby's established its first Italian operations in Florence in 1968 and moved the main salerooms to Milan in 1973. Since July 2015 Sotheby’s Milan office has been located at Palazzo Serbelloni in the heart of the city. Sotheby’s Milan currently conducts two Modern & Contemporary Art sales each year, in addition to single owner collection sales, charity sales and previews of international exhibitions.

Sotheby’s Milan provides estimates for all collecting categories, including old master paintings, 19th-century paintings, modern and contemporary art, drawings, books, works of art, furniture, Chinese art, design, impressionist, prints, jewellery and watches. Our international experts can meet with you privately and offer their unique market access and global insights to develop a personalised sale strategy that will be the most beneficial for your specific needs.

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  • Books & Manuscripts
    Filippo Lotti
    Managing Director | Senior Director
    +39 02 2950 0254
  • Old Master Paintings
    Alberto Chiesa
    Senior Director | Head of Department
  • Old Master Drawings
    Cristiana Romalli
    Senior Director | Senior Specialist
  • European Sculpture & Works of Art
    Francesco Morroni
    Senior Director | Head of Department, Milan
  • Contemporary Art
    Raphaelle Blanga
    Senior Director | Head of Department
    +39 02 2950 0225
  • Press
    Wanda Rotelli
    Director | Head of Press Office, Italy
    +39 02 2950 0202
  • Contemporary Art
    Claudia Dwek
    Chairman, Contemporary Art, Europe | Deputy Chairman, Europe | Chairman, Italy
  • Jewellery
    Sara Miconi
    Director | Specialist
    +39 02 2950 0201
  • Photographs
    Roberta Dell'Acqua
    Deputy Director | Head of Research | Specialist
    +39 02 2950 0227
  • Contemporary Art
    Marta Giani
    Deputy Director | Head of Sale
    +39 02 29 500 273
  • Post Sale Services
    Alessandra Berengan
    Specialist Liaison

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