Allison Rabinowitz joined Sotheby’s in February 2018. She graduated cum laude from Franklin & Marshall College, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor’s degree in Art and Art History. The recipient of the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Scholarship, Ms. Rabinowitz gained a Master’s degree with distinction in Buddhist Art and Conservation from the Courtauld Institute of Art. Her Master’s thesis focused on a modern thangka painting and the creation of new Buddhist iconography related to the Shambhala tradition. As part of her training at the Courtauld, Ms. Rabinowitz travelled to China, studying conservation of the caves of Dunhuang and the monasteries at Wutai Shan. Prior to working at Sotheby’s, Ms. Rabinowitz worked predominantly with a Buddhist organization where she travelled extensively in Nepal, further cultivating her knowledge and interest in the field of Himalayan Art. In her current role at Sotheby’s, Ms. Rabinowitz is responsible for providing expertise and valuation of objects offered in our sales of Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art.