Mark Griffith-Jones 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. He has sold over a hundred watercolours by Joseph Mallord William Turner and has helped to establish world-record prices for many artists including: Sarah Biffin, Richard Parkes Bonington, Samuel Cooper, John Robert Cozens, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Gainsborough, Daniel Gardner, Sir Peter Lely and John Smart.

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