Dealers' Diary


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Cotswolds fair returns to school venue after a long enforced break

26 July 2021

After more than 18 months, 'The Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair' is ready to open its doors again.

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Napoleon portrait sold to Swiss collection at Masterpiece

26 July 2021

Among the sales at the latest edition of Masterpiece, which ran in a digital format for the second year running from June 24-27, was this Neoclassical portrait of the Emperor Napoleon in his coronation robe.

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5 Questions: Old Master dealer Maurizio Canesso

26 July 2021

Maurizio Canesso founded Galerie Canesso in Paris in 1994 and specialises in Italian Renaissance and Baroque painting.

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The web shop window: First edition of Ian Fleming’s 'From Russia With Love'

26 July 2021

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

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PBFA's first live book fair since lockdown to go ahead in Ilkley

26 July 2021

After a succession of virtual fairs, the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA) has announced the return of its first live event in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, on July 30-21.

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London Art Week's hybrid event proves 'worthwhile exercise'

26 July 2021

Despite a quiet capital and diminished footfall for the second summer in a row, the latest edition of London Art Week proved to be a satisfactory outing for many participating dealers.

Nativity from Mexico

Capturing the arts and minds at Colnaghi's latest show

19 July 2021

Showcase of viceregal works produced by local artists under Spanish colonisation

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Forge and Lynch sell eyewitness watercolour of an Indian siege

19 July 2021

This late 18th century Indian watercolour view was painted in 1796 by Thomas Daniell (1769-1837).

Owen Pacey

5 Questions: Owen Pacey of Renaissance London

19 July 2021

Owen Pacey is the founder of Renaissance London in Shoreditch, specialising in antique fireplaces and architectural salvage, launched over 30 years ago.

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The web shop window: Mogensen chair

19 July 2021

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

Marc Chagall’s Vitraux pour Jérusalem

Over 150 dealers signed up for new transatlantic online book fair

19 July 2021

More details have been released about the new online book fair bringing North American and European book dealers together this month.

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The web shop window: Stanley Matthews' silver tea service

12 July 2021

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

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Saddle up for equine art

12 July 2021

Rountree Tryon Gallery in Petworth is turning itself into a stable of equine art this month.

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Record Pilkington’s vase sold to friend of its decorator

12 July 2021

A Pilkington’s vase that fetched an auction record for the Lancastrian Pottery last month has sold to a friend of the factory’s decorator Gordon Forsyth (1879-1952), who created the rare piece.

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Why it’s very nice to meet you

12 July 2021

Dealers and auctioneers breathe sighs of relief as London Coin Fair returns as physical event. Report by Rachel Fellman.

Joan Eardley picture

Outsider who gained acceptance

12 July 2021

Exhibition showcasing work of Joan Eardley takes place at gallery which championed her

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Go wild to appreciate Scotland

12 July 2021

Pictures by two women artists depicting the landscapes and flora of Scotland are the focus of a new exhibition at Thompson’s Gallery.

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TEFAF online line-up revealed

12 July 2021

Organisers of TEFAF Maastricht have released the exhibitor line-up for its next digital edition.

Meg Thompson

5 Questions: Meg Thompson of Thompson’s Gallery

12 July 2021

Second-generation dealer Meg Thompson joined Thompson’s Gallery in 2011.

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The web shop window: Contemporary stoneware artwork

05 July 2021

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

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