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The hammer falls

Working for renowned London auctioneers Bonhams puts Peter Rees (English and Religious Studies 1994) in close proximity to some of the world’s finest works of art. As Director of the 227-year-old auction house, he’s been involved in particular with Victorian and 19th century European art. Bonhams has achieved a number of world auction records for artists including Archibald Thorburn, Dorothea Sharp and Stanhope Forbes.