Tim De Doncker (born 3 July, 1985) is passionate about history, art, antiques and design. He studied History at the University of Ghent. He earned his master’s degree in 2007 with a master thesis on the socio-economic position of the members of the Ghent guild of Saint Luke in the period 1574-1773. In September 2013, he received a doctoral degree with a study on the relationship between the guilds and the Academy of Arts in Ghent in the second half of the eighteenth century. He’s currently working as editorial secretary of the Maatschappij voor Geschiedenis en Oudheidkunde te Gent and as Director of Coronari Auctions and Coronari Fine Arts.