Bonham’s made a hire in its Amsterdam office, the auction house announced today:
Bonhams has appointed Patrick Becks as its new Picture Specialist in Amsterdam. Patrick Becks, an independent Art Consultant, has worked previously for Sotheby’s in Amsterdam for 10 years as a Senior Specialist for European Paintings and International Business Getter, Auctioneer. He has also worked in Canada and Belgium, where he was responsible for the sale of property from the Belgian Royal Family, and has worked very successfully in Germany and England. In 2005 he was the Senior Specialist for European Paintings for the Sale of the Royal House of Hanover at the castle Marienburg near Hanover.