Fergus Hall is recognised as one of the leading international dealers and experts in the field of old master paintings. Based in London, we deal in Dutch, Flemish, Italian, Spanish, French and British paintings from c.1500 - 1800, with a particular emphasis on works from the seventeenth century. Our gallery on Albemarle Street is located at the heart of London's art market, and its Georgian rooms on the first floor provide a discrete viewing space for museums and private collectors alike. Our private clients include some of the world's leading collectors, and we have sold works to numerous museums in Britain, Europe and America.
Fergus is known for discovering a number of important lost artworks. Notable discoveries include Joseph Wright of Derby's 'Landscape with a Rainbow' (sold to The Yale Centre for British Art, 2014), and Jusepe de Ribera's 'St James' (sold to the San Diego Museum of Art through Valls, 2016). He has also rediscovered a number of lost works by Anthony Van Dyck, on whom he is an acknowledged specialist, including a Head Study of a Magistrate of Brussels (exhibited at the Frick Collection Van Dyck Exhibition, New York in 2016). In 2019, he was credited with the discovery of a previously overlooked Van Dyck in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, of Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia, now confirmed as an important autograph work.
Fergus is a is a longstanding exhibitor at TEFAF Maastricht - the world's premier old master art fair. He is also a longstanding member of the Society of London Art Dealers, and a patron of CODART - the international network for curators of Netherlandish Art.
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