Dr Holger Grimm
expertise & advice in art & antiques


Dr Holger Grimm studied Economics in Münster and History of Art in Würzburg, Vienna, Munich, Cologne and Bonn.

His dissertation describes "The Life and Work of Carl Herpfer", a scholar of Piloty and Ramberg in Munich.

He began as an author for the well known AKL – Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon and the ÖBL – Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon.

He worked as an auctioneer and art historian in auction houses in Lower Saxony for more than 18 years.

2010 Valuation of the graphic collection of the Sprengel Museum, Hannover.


Dr Grimm is a specialist in art and antiques.

He has a wide range of interests specifically paintings and writing descriptions for catalogues on art objects, furniture, silver, bronze, books, Asian art and metal works.

His clients are private institutions, insurers and banks. As the art and antiques market is international, there are clients in Germany as well as across Europe. In this environment, connections and networks are helpful for the valuation of arts.

Dr Grimm is an assayer at the chamber of commerce in Hannover and member of the 'Gesellschaft der Bibliophilen'.

Advanced studies in museums, at art fairs and exhibitions has expanded the knowledge of this competent partner for all of your questions on art.

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