Exhibitions

30th Anniversary Exhibition - Cornelius Johnson (1593 - 1661): Painter to King & Country

The Weiss Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition - 'Cornelius Johnson: Painter to King & Country'
Mark Weiss, London’s leading specialist in Tudor, Stuart and Northern European portraiture, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the opening of his first gallery in London with a special exhibition, ‘Cornelius Johnson: Painter to King & Country’, which will run from 30th June to 15th July in his Jermyn Street gallery. The exhibition will be the first ever large-scale show dedicated to Johnson’s work, an artist whose paintings are familiar to many due to the numerous portraits that hang in notable private and public collections, both in the UK and internationally.

'Of Royal & Noble Descent' An Exhibition at Sotheby's London, 14 - 18 January 2016

The Weiss Gallery will be loaning six paintings for an exhibition concerning exquisite costumes in Old Master paintings at Sotheby's London (34-35 New Bond Street). The exhibition 'Of Royal & Noble Descent' will present works once owned by Europe's royal and aristocratic families alongside specially commissioned pieces by the paper artist Zoe Bradley. The exhibition, lasting from 14th to 18th January, coincides with a sale of the same name at Sotheby's on 19th January. 

"Courting Favour: From Elizabeth I to James I" - An Exhibition of Tudor & Jacobean Portraits, 26th June - 14th July 2017

To coincide with this year’s London Art Week, 30th June - 7th July 2017, The Weiss Gallery is holding an exhibition dedicated to Tudor and Jacobean court portraiture, entitled: Courting Favour: From Elizabeth I to James I.

The centerpiece of the show will be a beautiful portrayal of the youthful Queen Elizabeth I, a bust-length version of the magnificent 'Hampden' fulllength, currently on loan to Tate Britain. Displayed either side of the Queen will be portraits of her two great favourites Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester and Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex.

The Tudor Child - An Exhibition

The Tudor Child catalogue cover

The Weiss Gallery is pleased to announce a collaborative project with The Tudor Tailor to celebrate the launch of The Tudor Child - a sumptuously illustrated book offering a detailed insight into sixteenth century clothing for infants, young children and youths. The Tudor Tailor is a team of dress historians and costumiers, which publishes accurate and accessible scholarship on historic clothing. The work investigates how Tudor children’s clothing demonstrated their place in society and signalled their growing maturity.