Edward Rising is a charismatic and professional freelance auctioneer with decades of experience in Fine Art and Charity auctions.  He was formerly a senior auctioneer at Sotheby’s and conducted some of their most high profile auctions including the collection of the late Gianni Versace. As an independent auctioneer, he continues to work within the Fine Art World, conducting many auctions throughout the globe.  

Edward has an enormous enthusiasm for raising money for charity.  His charity auctions are legendry.  His entertaining, highly energetic and witty style has resulted in extraordinary amounts raised for many worthy causes all around the world.

Edward Rising had a cameo role in Danny Boyle’s blockbuster film “Trance” as the 1960s auctioneer.



You can be sure the auction will achieve its full potential and your guests will enjoy the thrill of being involved in a lively auction.

Fine Art & Classic Cars

The bulk of Edward’s experience is as a professional auctioneer in the world of fine art.

Auctioneer Training

Use Edward’s expertise to improve your own or the auctioneering skills of your employee.


“Ed is one of the best auctioneers I have seen. Ed's ability to energise a room of people and make them enjoy bidding can really help drive up prices!”
Lord Dalmeny, Deputy Chairman Sotheby's

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Interview with Artscoops


Contact Edward Rising

Email: info@edwardrising.com

Telephone: 020 8440 6169

Mobile: 07970 866196