Molly Morse Limmer
Molly’s illustrious career in the art world spanned two full decades at Christie’s Auction House. She spent her first 17 years with Christie’s flagship offices in New York where she served as Vice President, Senior Specialist and Department Head for Antiquities. During her tenure as Department Head, Molly worked with countless clients—from serious private collectors to international institutions; from heads of state to individuals who fell in love with a certain object—in acquiring, selling, evaluating, cataloguing, transporting, insuring, displaying, storing and adoring works of art.
Molly led the Antiquities Department to successfully achieving several world records at auction for ancient works of art, including presiding over and wielding the gavel for the sale of the Schuster Master Cycladic Marble Reclining Female Figure which sold for $16,800,000 in December 2010. For over 12 years, Molly served as one of Christie’s prestigious auctioneers—and one of its few female auctioneers—for public sales and charity auctions.
In July 2014 Molly enhanced her skills when appointed Vice President, Business Development for Christie’s Midwest Regional Office, based in Chicago. In this expanded role she worked with private clients, institutions, and galleries throughout the Midwest; Molly cultivated relationships, assisted with consignments, coordinated appraisals, and advised many clients on art and auction matters.
Molly Morse Limmer holds an M.A. in Greek and Roman art from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London and a B.A. in Classics and Art History from Brown University. She studied at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome. Her graduate thesis, The Evolution of an Early Christian Iconography: The Sacrifice of Isaac in the Catacombs of Rome, explored the iconography of this biblical theme in its early Christian context. In March 2016, Molly transformed her love for art and her profound knowledge of the industry to launch 2050 Art Services as the premiere art and antiquities consulting firm in America.