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Caterina Maffeis

Expert Art (classical)

I have a lot of respect for those old paintings that have survived until today

Caterina Maffeis

Given that her family has owned a restoration studio for already one century, Caterina grew up surrounded by classical art. The decision of studying classical art came as a natural inherent thing.

When she saw the vacancy to become an expert at Catawiki, she directly thought it would be a great idea to combine her work at her parents’ studio with the opportunity of curating classical art auctions. ‘I love to work with attractive objects that have a story behind them. I have a lot of respect for those old paintings that have survived until today. Especially paintings, they can really talk, and I love to try to understand what they want to tell us.’ In short, Caterina puts classic art up for auction makes it available to everyone: she now has the opportunity to bring old and precious objects into our users’ lives.

  • Master in History of Art (Early Renaissance Italian Painting) at the University of Florence
  • Internship at Sotheby’s and Fellowship at the Roberto Longhi Foundation
  • Over 15 years of experience
  • Co-founder of the Art Conservation Centre - Piccolo Chiostro San Mauro in Pavia

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