Andrew Butterfield concentrates on the discovery, authentication, and sale of museum quality masterpieces of European art, chiefly Renaissance and Baroque sculpture. A preeminent scholar-dealer, he combines thirty years of experience at the highest level in every sector of the art world: academia, museums, and the market.
Butterfield has found and sold dozens of major works of art, including important discoveries of paintings and sculptures by Bernini, Donatello, Ghiberti, Giambologna, Mantegna, Riccio, and Verrocchio. His clients include many of the top private collectors and museums in the world, such as the Musée du Louvre, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Kimbell Art Museum.
He has published more than one hundred articles and books, on subjects ranging from Fra Angelico to Picasso. His research has won many prestigious awards, among them The Bernard Berenson Prize, and The Mitchell Prize for Best Book in the Visual Arts.