Sotheby's Financial Services


Sotheby’s Financial Services is the world’s only full-service art financing company. With almost three decades of experience in art lending, $5.5 billion in loans made to date, and an in-depth knowledge of the international art market, we can provide a timely and accurate valuation of your collection, then offer you a tailor-made financing solution.

Customized Terms

We tailor each loan to fit your personal circumstances and ensure that each transaction is as streamlined and worry-free as possible. We offer loans against items consigned for sale and term loans against the value of your corporate collection.

Fast Results and Confidential Consultations

We pride ourselves in our ability to provide funds with unmatched speed. With our experience, in-house resources, and underwriting focused on the art alone, you can often access funds within a matter of days. Each consultation is confidential and our Financial Services experts are always available to assist you.

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