Francesco Fonte Basso
The Department of Ancient Books and Incunabula, Manuscripts and autographs is based and relies on the experience and expertise of Francesco Fonte Basso, a specialist in the field, with a deep knowledge of book collecting, from incunabula to modern editions, from illuminated manuscripts to the works illustrated, without neglecting the atlases and maps, proposed in the national and international market.
Stefania Bado, a founding member of the auction house is responsible for the Paintings, Drawings and Prints Antique department. Specializing in Italian art history, it has twenty years of experience in the field of Old Masters and evaluation of entire collections of works of art.
The department is headed by Fabio Gregorio who, after earning a degree in Literature and Philosophy at the Università Degli Studi di Padova has deepened the study of nineteenth century painting and Artistic Avant-garde of the twentieth century. Specializing in Modern and Contemporary Art he has worked at Massimo Minini Gallery of Brescia coming in contact with some of the greatest artists of the XXI century.
Alessandro Bisello graduated in Archaeology and Classics at the University Degli Studi di Padova, as well as a founding member of the auction house, supports the Department Ancient Books and Manuscripts in the filing and cataloging of lots, deals with the section auction, not only online but also as Auctioneer and telephone bidding.