Dr. Christoph Graf Douglas

Dr. Christoph Graf Douglas


* 13. July 1948 in Konstanz

1955 – 1970
Elementary school and humanistic Gymnasium; Abitur in Freiburg/Br.

1971 – 1975
Study of art history, history, and archaeology in Freiburg and Braunschweig, in addition to a study trip in Italy. Degree: postdoctoral in „Konstanzer Silber“.

Founding of a company that dealt with cataloging and appraising German collections. (This company was taken over in 1980 by auction the house, Sotheby’s.)

Collaboration with Sotheby’s London as an expert in European silver. Responsible for silver auctions in Geneva and London.

Managing director of Sotheby’s Deutschland GmbH and responsible for all business developments and strategies in Europe. Member of the Sotheby’s executive board.

Responsible for the auctioning of the collection from Markgrafen Maximilian von Baden in Baden-Baden.

Since 1996
Own art consultant business that advises customers when buying/selling, with the marketing of individual pieces, with the founding of charities, as well as with other art transactions.