Marcus Harvey, Julie from Hull (detail view), 1994.


Understanding the art market requires due diligence, experience and good contacts.  Here are some examples of recent work with clients that have required our implementation of all three:

Continuing a collection of Modern art

Detail from painting by Patrick Caulfield, 1990. We continue to work with a high profile couple in London who are embarking on the creation of a stunning collection of Modern and contemporary art. Multiple paintings by Patrick Caulfield, Gillian Ayres and Billy... read more

Beginning a collection of stellar 19th century art

Late 19th century gilt-bronze chandelier. Pretty much all of my business has come to me by word of mouth. We were recently referred a couple who are good friends of a client with whom we have worked for some years, himself a well-known British businessman. I went to... read more

Rework of an existing collection

Detail view of pastel by Russian artist Katya Gridneva. Ten years ago I worked with a major London land-owning couple who were on a mission to buy art for their home. In order to understand and develop their own tastes, my work with them involved guided trips to the... read more

Impressionist and Modern paintings collection

Frank Auerbach, Morning – Mornington Place, 1971-1972. When we first start working with a client, they often have works of art that they have purchased previously. A significant part of our working relationship is to establish which works are still relevant and... read more

Private clients, London.

“Thanks for your help with this purchase. We really love it.   Also it was as ever really interesting spending time with you today at PAD and Frieze.”