Curriculum Vitae

Overview

  • Co-organizer of the first German Bugatti exhibition
  • Profound knowledge of the market based on a passion of collecting and a fascination for classic cars for many years
  • Over thirty years of experience and knowledge in the fields of European hunting weapons, Nautica and maritime collectibles
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We would like to introduce you to Ron Scholz, Auctionata expert in Classic Automobiles, Hunting Weapons, English Automobiles and Maritime Items.

Even as a doctoral candidate of art history, the passionate car driver Ron Scholz integrated automobiles with made to order bodywork into his art history work, and additionally crafted expertise, and later helped to organise the first German Bugatti exhibition. Since then, the fascination for classic vehicles and competent dealing with them has never left him, and he has gained market knowledge.

Scholz also has accumulated more than thirty years of experience with European hunting weapons from the 20th century up to 1970, with nautical items and maritime collector's items of German provenance. His art history expertise reaches from Roman Mannerism and Proto Baroque, to Hamburg artists of the 19th and 20th centuries, up to the German followers of Henri Matisse.

Amongst the highlights in his work, Scholz includes discovering the valuable engine type 57, which the Bugatti works presented at automobile exhibitions from 1935 to 1939. He found it in a Rhenish workshop. Scholz also located a valuable Bugatti super charger for the 57C in a Bavarian milk collection point.

The art history publications by Ron Scholz have scientific rank. He is listed as an author at the Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome, at the Deutschen Kunsthistorischen Institut Max-Planck-Gesellschaft [German art history institute Max Planck society] in Florence, at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte [Central institute for art history] in Munich and at the Fraunhofer IRB. Most recently on the topic of Bugatti, his article on the racing driver Ernst Günther Burggaller and his Monoposto type 35/51A appeared in "Bugatti Legends", Published by Jaap Horst, Nieuwegein 2005, and the article on the lithographs, that R. Géri created for Bugatti www.bugattirevue.com, vol. 14, issue 2, April 2009, was published in "Géri drafts for Bugatti".

Ron Scholz lives and works in Berlin.