Cristian Beadman joined Duke’s as Head of Fine Art sales in December 2019.
Cristian has built his career in the auction world working for Christie’s in London and Dreweatts in Newbury. With a depth of experience in the arenas of British and European works of art and Fine Furniture, he has worked on a number of house sales over the years including Chirk Castle. Cristian has previously lead the Fine and Interior sales at Dreweatts, as well as launching the Early Sculpture and Works of Art category. Cristian is happiest when on the rostrum, he took in-house training at Christie’s and went on to lead auctioneer training at Dreweatts.
Cristian heads up the Fine Art auctions and travels widely in his search for quality items to offer. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and performs formal valuation work for Insurance, Probate and other purposes. He is also a member of the BBC Antiques Roadshow team, offering specialist valuations to passionate attendees of the roadshows, a role that he thoroughly enjoys.