Mimi Fischer joined Sotheby’s as Restitution Specialist in 2022. She has a strong background in Art History and Nazi-era provenance research. Before joining Sotheby’s, she worked for four years at the Art Loss Register as Provenance Researcher and was appointed as their Global Art Fair Manager in 2021. After graduating with an M.A. in Art History in 2016, she worked as a researcher for the “Degenerate Art” research Centre at Freie Universität Berlin. At Sotheby’s she is tasked to provide a cross-departmental research facility on the 1933-45 provenance of artworks coming up for sale in Sotheby’s European salerooms. Mimi is a member of the Arbeitskreis Provenienzforschung. She grew up in Hamburg, Germany and speaks German and English.