Hannah Foster, Senior Specialist, Impressionist & Modern Art, joined the department in 2011 after training at another international auction house. Promoted to Specialist in 2013 and Senior Specialist in 2015, Hannah has played a key part in the growth of the department and its international profile, securing some of its most significant consignments and sales. With a special focus on business-getting in Germany, Switzerland and Belgium, Hannah travels extensively throughout Europe to source prospective property and to gather works of art for the major London auctions.
Working closely with private clients, Hannah also advises on collection management and development, providing market analysis, property valuations and art historical expertise. She speaks French and is responsible for producing catalogue essays, auction proposals and strategic market research for the department.
Before joining Bonhams, Hannah gained a Masters degree in Modern and Contemporary Art from The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, where she graduated with Distinction. She also holds a First Class honours degree from Durham University.