Deborah Gage (Works of Art) Ltd acts internationally as a dealer, agent, and consultant in works of art of museum quality, specializing in European paintings from the Renaissance through to the Second World War, Modern British pictures, and European decorative arts from the 17th to the mid-19th century. Each year, our annual London Art Week exhibition explores a different theme in art across various artists and art movements. We aim to present a carefully curated exhibition of privately sourced works of art of outstanding quality and rarity.
Portraiture and Perception
30 Jun 2016 - 8 Jul 2016, 10.00-18.00 Mon to Fri, 12.00-17.00 weekends
Deborah Gage (Works of Art) Ltd is pleased to present our annual summer exhibition for 2016: Portraiture and Perception. This year, we are displaying a selection of exquisite and unusual portraits from across the centuries in order to examine how ways of seeing and being seen have evolved throughout history. From 16th century Venice to 20th century Los Angeles, there is something for every taste in this eclectic exhibition. Highlights include a glamorous portrait of Madame de Maintenon (the secret second wife of Louis XIV), a recently discovered jewel-like portrait of a Venetian nobleman by Tintoretto, and a Duncan Grant portrait of Leonard Woolf, painted in the year of his marriage to Virginia. Animal lovers and British art enthusiasts will both be intrigued by another interesting discovery: Otto Hoynck's painting of a champion greyhound, the earliest known example of animal portraiture in Britain.