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.
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.
Fanny Burat - flower painting mastery on vellum
This September we highlight the work of the French 19th century painter Fanny Burat (1838-1890), with a stunning example of her technical mastery of painting flowers on vellum. This imaculatlery preserved, outsized sheet of vellum wonderfully illustrates the skill and tasteful handling of a challenging medium by this little known and fascinating artist. Read more here.