Victorian London : Mapping the Emergence of the Modern Art Gallery

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Graves's Gallery

Henry Graves and Co., like many commercial art galleries, began as a print publishing business, and gradually moved into the exhibition and sale of paintings and other fine arts.

Address: 6 Pall Mall

Start Date: by 1855 [Times, 29 October 1855, 4]

End Date: 1919

Other Locations:
60 and 61 Old Bond Street (1920-at least 1922)
182 Sloane Avenue (by 1928-at least 1936)
38 Bury Street (1940-41)

Dealer: Henry Graves (1806-1892)

Selected exhibitions

For exhibitions, see: “Exhibitions associated with: Graves, Henry and Co.”
Exhibition Culture in London 1878-1908, University of Glasgow

Exhibition catalogues: National Art Library, London


Chapel, Jeannie. “The Papers of Joseph Gillott (1799-1872).” Journal of the History of Collections 20:1 (2008): 37-84.

Fletcher, Pamela and Anne Helmreich. “Selected galleries, dealers and exhibition spaces in London, 1850-1939.” In The Rise of the Modern Art Market in London, 1850-1939. Eds. Pamela Fletcher and Anne Helmreich. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2011. 305.


How to cite:
Pamela Fletcher and David Israel, London Gallery Project, 2007; Revised September 2012.

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