John Mitchell Fine Paintings has been associated with traditional British and European paintings for ninety years. With a gallery just off Brook Street in the heart of London’s Mayfair, the business is now run by James and William Mitchell, the grandsons of John Mitchell who began the dealership in 1931, and their colleague James Astley Birtwistle.
From Dutch paintings in the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. to a nineteenth-century Swiss oil in the Louvre, John Mitchell Fine Paintings has a rich history of finding works for museums and international private collectors alike. Nowadays the gallery is also renowned for its annual exhibition of Alpine art, and its flourishing association with the landscape painter James Hart Dyke. Across all schools, periods and values, John Mitchell Fine Paintings continues to seek, with rigorous selectivity, the highest standard of quality in the paintings offered for sale, backed up by both scholarship and integrity.
John Mitchell Fine Paintings is an independent family business established in 1931. Now in its third generation it is run by James Mitchell and William Mitchell. The gallery is located on the first floor of 17 Avery Row just off New Bond Street in London and visitors are welcome throughout the week. James and William Mitchell specialise in buying and selling European and British paintings and drawings from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, especially those from private collections. John Mitchell also act as agents for vendors and advise on all aspects of picture collecting, in particular framing, conservation and valuations.
Julius Caesar Ibbetson (1759-1817) and Boydell's Shakspeare Gallery
If you have a copy of the latest edition of the British Art Journal (XX, 3, www.britishartjournal.co.uk) be sure to read James Mitchell's article on Ibbetson and Boydell's Shakspeare Gallery on p. 116. We also have a copy of the article and high resolution images on our website here.