We would like to introduce you to Miklos Bansaghi, Auctionata expert in 19th century European Painting as well as Hungarian Painting & Sculpture.
Miklos Bansaghi has been involved in fine arts since his primary school years. He attended a specialist art high school in Budapest, he gained valuable insight into the techniques of sculpture. He holds an M.A. in sculpture restoration and conservation from the Fine Art Academy, Budapest, and another M.A. in paintings conservation from Queen’s University, Canada.
Following short periods at the National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian Museum of Civilization, he moved to New York to join the legendary Grassi Studio. During his 14-year collaboration with Marco Grassi, Mr. Bansaghi expanded his expertise in art conservation and gained significant experience in appraisals. He cultivated in-depth knowledge of the art market thanks to the studio’s close relationships with New York’s top auction houses, dealers and collectors; and also through exhibiting at TEFAF in Maastricht.
Mr. Bansaghi has been collecting and dealing on his own since 1992. His many finds include paintings by Camille Corot and Stuart Davis, both now included in the artists’ catalogues raisonnés. In 2008 he moved to England, where he maintains studios in both London and Lancaster. He advises clients on art investments, sales and restoration.
Years of living and working in different countries have lent him vast experience in Western art, especially that of the 19th and 20th centuries. He has a long-term interest in Hungarian art and enjoys contact with galleries, dealers and collectors who focus on Hungarian paintings and sculpture, both in Hungary and internationally.
Miklos Bansaghi lives and works in United Kingdom.