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Agent, Advisor and Dealer in British Art

Summer exhibition 26 June – 5 July 2019

We participated in London Art Week this July, exhibiting our summer exhibition in a gallery in Mason’s Yard, St James’s. The fantastic weather gave St James’s something of a holiday atmosphere and made gallery hopping a most pleasurable activity.

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Rediscovery of ‘lost’ masterpiece by John Frederick Lewis

Our summer exhibition includes a major rediscovery featured in ‘Country Life (5 June 2019). This magnificent, large watercolour by John Frederick ‘Spanish’ Lewis (1804-1876), famous in its day, is in exceptional condition, and has not been seen in public since 1891.

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BADA 2019

BADA 2019

We were delighted to exhibit at the BADA Fair 2019 in Duke of York Square this March. It is a marvellous venue and a very well run fair. We received many compliments about our stand and the drawings on show which were heartening and much appreciated.

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Francis HAYMAN, Battle of Plassey

Sale of recently rediscovered painting of Clive of India and Mir Jafar after the Battle of Plassey

We are pleased to announce the recent sale of an important historical painting by Francis Hayman (1708-1776) to a UK trust. The painting was rediscovered in the USA.

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Edward Lear watercolours featured in Apollo International Art Magazine

One of our Edward Lear watercolours featured in an article, Moving Lines, by Dr Jasmine Jagger in Apollo International Art Magazine, December 2018.

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The portrait of Peregrine Bertie by Sir Joshua Reynolds

Sale of recently rediscovered painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds

Karen Taylor Fine Art is delighted to announce the sale on behalf of a client of a recently rediscovered portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds to a charitable trust. The portrait of Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster (1714-1778) was discovered in a house sale at Plas Gwyn in Anglesey where it was very dirty (but…

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Summer exhibition July 2018

Karen Taylor Fine Art was delighted to return to the Illustration Cupboard for our Summer Exhibition. The show started successfully with a well-attended private view which had quite a buzz and went from strength to strength through the week. It was extremely pleasing to see so many people looking seriously at English drawings and watercolours and we enjoyed catching up with old customers and getting to know new ones.

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Taylor made British picture show

Taylor made British picture show Works by Louis Francia from our Illustrationcupboard Gallery summer show are highlighted in the Antiques Trade Gazette 16 June 2018.

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John Sell Cotman

John Sell Cotman painting in Daily Telegraph’s art market focus

John Sell Cotman’s watercolour ‘Boats off Cologne’ A nice mention in ‘The Daily Telegraph’s art market focus by Colin Gleadell on 29th May. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/luxury/art/watercolours-thatcould-helpkeep-yourship-afloat/

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BADA Fair, Duke of York Square, London March 2018

BADA Fair, Duke of York Square, London March 2018 We were delighted at the success of our first appearance at the BADA fair in Chelsea. Karen organised Spink’s stands at the fair in the 1990s, and has always liked it as an elegant fair of a manageable size which is a pleasure to visit. It…

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