Dealers

Dealers come in all shapes and forms, from small sole-traders to powerhouse galleries. Both play an integral role in the art and antiques market.

They often specialise in a given fields such as jewellery, ceramics, paintings, Asian art or coins but there are also plenty of general dealers operate across different categories.

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London Art Week gets intimate after lockdown

22 June 2020

Unofficial theme of event this year reflects a few months cooped up at home

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Hepworth and Moore united in exhibition

22 June 2020

The weighty three-dimensional forms for which Henry Moore (1898-1986) is best known are the subject of his 1940s lithograph, Sculptural Objects, offered in an exhibition at Eames Fine Art.

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Obituary: Antique ship model expert Laurence Langford (1927-2020)

22 June 2020

Laurence (Laurie) Langford died on June 7, aged 93.

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Legal wrangle into disputed Frans Hals painting continues as investment firm wins right to appeal

17 June 2020

The legal dispute over a Frans Hals (1582-1666) painting sold via Sotheby’s by Old Master picture dealer Mark Weiss and Fairlight Art Ventures is set to reach the Court of Appeal.

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Olympia set to return in November offering the art and antiques trade a boost

17 June 2020

Dealers and organisers are looking forward to Winter Olympia on the date that the summer fair would have opened.

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Dealers put themselves in the picture with Instagram art challenge

16 June 2020

How have you kept yourself busy during the long days of lockdown? Some people may have turned to drink but two dealers have turned to drink and dressing up and framed their exploits on Instagram.

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Portobello arcades owner defends its rents stance but some dealers may not return

15 June 2020

As Portobello Road market dealers come under financial pressure following the lockdown, the owner of many of its arcades has defended its stance on rent payments.

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A new face to lead the tribal gathering

15 June 2020

Tribal Art London has hired a new director to organise and lead the fair.

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Kiwi calls on British dealers to be optimistic about opening

15 June 2020

Auckland gallery says it has been doing well despite lockdown as UK firms relaunch

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The web shop window: a French Empire mahogany sofa table

15 June 2020

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

5 Questions: dealer David Gilbert

15 June 2020

David Gilbert runs Driffold Gallery in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.

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Dealer duo adept at the frame game

15 June 2020

Two dealers who met at Kempton antiques fair have kept a group of loyal followers happy and entertained during lockdown with inspired Instagram posts.

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ATG letter: NZ post-lockdown: good news for traders

15 June 2020

MADAM – Re: the article on the front page of ATG No 2446 regarding art and antiques premises reopening.

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Quiet moment in conflict at art exhibition

15 June 2020

This placid picture 'At the Billet’s Open Window, San Severo' depicts a moment of quiet in the midst of war.

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A colossal coat of arms offered at the Masterpiece online fair

15 June 2020

This 18th century monumental royal coat of arms by John Steell is offered by Wick Antiques in its second edition of 'Britain and the High Seas' at 'Masterpiece', held online this year.

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First edition of Mary Shelley’s 'The Last Man' offered in dealer's latest catalogue

15 June 2020

A rare first edition of the first fully realised post-apocalyptic tale is on offer in Peter Harrington’s inaugural fantasy and science-fiction catalogue, 'In Other Worlds'.

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Old Master dealers consign works directly to Sotheby’s for dedicated online auctions

12 June 2020

Sotheby’s is staging two online auctions of works consigned directly from 39 different Old Master dealers.

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Dealer Daniel Katz sells Sorolla’s study of a drunkard to National Gallery

11 June 2020

The National Gallery in London has bought a painting by Spanish artist Joaquín Sorolla (1863-1923) for £325,000 from London’s Daniel Katz Gallery.

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Government confirms 'non-essential retail' in England can reopen to the public from June 15

10 June 2020

Shops, retail galleries and auction houses in England will be able to reopen from June 15, the business secretary has confirmed.

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La Biennale Paris dealers will offer objects at an online auction at Christie’s this autumn

09 June 2020

La Biennale Paris and dealer association Syndicat National des Antiquaires have organised an online auction at Christie’s.

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