Filippo Lotti

Filippo Lotti graduated as a philosopher but dedicated his career to the arts.In 1887 he started working at Sotheby’ s as responsible of the de- partment of ancient books and in 1993 he conducted his first auction. In 2000 he is the director of Sotheby’ s section in Milan, Rome and Torino. Now he holds the position of director and administrator for the Italian section of Sotheby’ s, coordinating various departments of the Italian section such as: Modern and contemporary art, ancient painting and of the XIX century, jewelry, books and drawings. Furthermore he is in charge of deciding which art works are to be sold in Italy and which ones are better for the international market.