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.

img_30-3.jpg

News in brief

24 October 2022

London antiquities specialist Barakat has moved

img_26-1.jpg

Feddens galore at British Art Fair

24 October 2022

Works by the Modern British artist were abundant as the event returned to Chelsea.

img_27-3.jpg

Persian panel court in the action

24 October 2022

Three large images of a mother and child are repeated against a ground of animals, pomegranate and cypress trees on this rare Safavid silk velvet panel.

Obituary - Nina Zborowska

24 October 2022

My friend Nina Zborowska, who has died aged 77, was an art dealer, avid collector and enthusiast whose sense of style permeated her life and work.

img_27-4.jpg

Buy a spaniel from your armchair

24 October 2022

An oil of a King Charles Spaniel by Hugh George Shaw (active 1880-95) is among the offerings in the latest edition of the Armchair Art Fair catalogue.

img_27-5.jpg

Artist but not a money-maker

24 October 2022

Frozen River South Esk, a 1910 oil by David Waterson is one of the offerings in Dominic Sanchez-Cabello’s exhibition Forgotten Masters, Enduring Images.

img_28-1.jpg

Tantalising glimpses of a lost Carline work

24 October 2022

Two studies for a Richard Carline painting thought lost when the Tate was flooded in 1928 are appearing together at an exhibition close to the family’s Hampstead home.

Persian erotic illustration

Asian Art in London’s Indian & Islamic award winners announced

21 October 2022

Asian Art in London has announced the winners of the first group of its annual awards.

Roseberys' Asian art team

New faces at Roseberys, Phillips and Christie’s plus a new dealership

19 October 2022

Five new specialists at Roseberys are among the latest recruitment news.

Chelsea Antiques and Fine Art Fair

November Chelsea fair now postponed due to lack of exhibitors

17 October 2022

The owners of the Chelsea Antiques and Fine Art Fair have postponed its planned November 1-6 event due to insufficient exhibitor numbers.

Obituary: Hungerford antiques dealer Hazel Browne (1931-2022)

17 October 2022

Well-known Hungerford antiques dealer and co-owner of Hungerford Arcade, Hazel Browne, has died at the age of 91.

img_55-1.jpg

Viennese work surfaces as Steinbach celebrates 50 years

17 October 2022

Vienna antiquarian bookseller Michael Steinbach is celebrating 50 years in the business and has produced a catalogue to mark the milestone.

img_44-1.jpg

Influential dealer Sir Jack Baer's art collection comes to market

17 October 2022

Views of France, both rural and urban, provided an interesting facet to the sale of the collection of Sir Jack Baer and his wife Diana.

img_45-2.jpg

Gwen John drawing from Sir Jack Baer collection takes a new high price

17 October 2022

Modern British pictures featured prominently among the works dispersed by Sworders this autumn from the collection of Sir Jack Baer.

img_67-4.jpg

Munich 'Highlights' fair means high life

17 October 2022

Since its inception, the focus of the 'Highlights' fair on Modern and Contemporary art has increased and in recent years photography dealers have also been given more space.

img_55-2.jpg

London gallery Connaught Brown stages exhibition focusing on the human figure

17 October 2022

The human figure has been continually re-imagined by artists, whether they have followed tradition or rebelled against it.

img_59-3.jpg

Fair Report: An event that bridges the great dealer/auction house divide

17 October 2022

Now held in premises run by saleroom Tennants, The Northern Antiques Fair is blossoming

img_55-3.jpg

The web shop window: Francis Bacon poster for Tate 1962 exhibition

17 October 2022

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

img_55-4.jpg

5 Questions: Maxime Mauchamp of Tsukimi Gallery

17 October 2022

Maxime Mauchamp of Tsukimi Gallery in Paris which offers Japanese works of art from the 20th century to contemporary, including ceramics, metalworks and cloisonné enamel pieces

img_56-1.jpg

Three to look out for from Fine Art Society

17 October 2022

Studio potter Waistel Cooper (1921-2003) is back in the spotlight at The Fine Art Society and leads a busy autumn programme at the gallery.

News

Categories