James Stourton

James Stourton is the author of seven books which include Great Smaller Museums of Europe, Great Collectors of Our Time: Art Collecting Since 1945 (Apollo Book of the Year), The British as Art Collectors: From the Tudors to the Present, and Great Houses of London.

Between 2005 and 2012 he was Chairman of Sotheby’s UK. James is currently a Senior Fellow of the Institute of Historical Research (London University). He also sits on the Sale in Lieu committee.