Thérence de Matharel joined the Impressionist & Modern Art department in 2009 after having completed an internship in the Modern Picture Department in London. She is French by birth and studied in London at the University of the Arts where she obtained her degree in Art and Business Studies. Since her promotion to Specialist she is responsible for business getting in Europe with a focus on France where she has contributed to establishing the Bonhams presence. With a focus on building relationships with both private clients and the trade, she also conducts in-depth research into the art market and advises clients on the management of their collections. Therence is also a Spanish speaker.