Peter Batkin Biography
Peter Joram Batkin (11 April 1953 – 12 January 2018) was an English auctioneer known for his activities in Russia. He sold the book collection of the spy Kim Philby and was instrumental in the creation of the space memorabilia auction market.
Peter Batkin is a famous Art Collector, who was born on April 11, 1953 in United Kingdom.
According to Astrologers, Peter Batkin zodiac sign is Aries
Batkin, who was of Russian descent, attended St Marylebone Grammar School from 1964 to 1971 before starting his career in Sotheby’s as a porter; he was to remain with the company from 1973 to 2000, ending his time there as a Director and at one time was the company’s “man in Russia”. According to Art Historian Michel Strauss, Batkin was “an expansive and generous man, immaculately and exotically dressed in a pin-striped suit, bow tie and two-tone shoes” who was “regularly sent out to Russia to make connections with museum and government officials…” He was a familiar sight in the dining clubs of London, was a Freemason and was a member of The Eccentric Club, the latter paying tribute to him as “a true gentleman and a caring soul.” His reputation as a cigar smoker is immortalised in a painting hung in the St James, London cigar specialist JJ Fox’s.
Peter Batkin Net Worth
Peter Batkin is one of the richest Art Collector. Peter Batkin is also listed on the elit list of Richest Art Collector born on April 11 . According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Peter Batkin net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
|Peter Batkin Net Worth & Salary|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Source of Wealth||Art Collector|
|House||Living in own house.|
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Peter Batkin died in January 2018 after suffering a stroke. He was survived by his widow Dr Judith Kellermann and their children Tobias and Alice.
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Ranked on the list of most popular Art Collector. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom.