News & Events

Guinevere Antiques Pop-Up Showroom at The Weiss Gallery

A special announcement: Established on the King’s Road in 1963, Guinevere is opening a pop-up showroom at The Weiss Gallery from 26th July to 10th September 2016. Owners Marc and Kevin Weaver and their team are masters in the art of creating magical and inspiring displays with their unique antique furniture, textiles and decorative accessories. Introducing some of their recent finds to our Central London location, there will be 67 square metres to explore and discover in this exclusive gallery space.

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. 

The Weiss Gallery at Paris Tableau 2015

The Weiss Gallery will be participating in the fourth instalment of Paris Tableau - the World's only art fair dedicated to Old Master paintings. The gallery will be exhibiting a selection of works by Frans Pourbus the Younger alongside other recent acqusitions, such as an elegant pair of aristocratic children, painted by stylish French painter Henri Gascars, who were possibly the illegitimate children of James VII and II and Arabella Churchill, namely James and Henry FitzJames.

'The World Turn'd Upside Down' at Frieze Masters 2015

'The World Turn'd Upside Down' by German School, early 18th century

Following a successful debut in 2014, The Weiss Gallery - leading dealer in Tudor, Stuart and North European Old Master portraiture - is delighted to return to Frieze Masters this year, from 14-18 October 2015. The World Turn’d Upside Down is one of the extraordinary pieces The Weiss Gallery will bring to Frieze Masters. This early eighteenth-century painting depicts a world where traditional order is subverted; the heavens are found on earth and earth becomes heaven. It is, quite literally the world ‘turn’d upside down’.

London Art Week 2015

From Merchants to Monarchs: Frans Pourbus the Younger

The Weiss Gallery will be participating in London Art Week, which takes place from 3-10 July 2015, and looks forward to welcoming collectors to our Jermyn Street premises. The gallery will be exhibiting a remarkable collection of seven portraits by Frans Pourbus the Younger - court portraitist of the Hapsburgs, Medicis, and Bourbons.

New Catalogue Release - "From Merchants to Monarchs: Frans Pourbus the Younger"

Margherita Gonzaga, Duchess of Lorraine (1591 - 1632), painted circa 1606


The Weiss Gallery is pleased to announce our most recent publication, "From Merchants to Monarchs." This catalogue celebrates the gallery's dedication to the most compelling and talented court portraitist of the early 1600s, Frans Pourbus the Younger. With expert insights from academics and our own prolific research, this publication is the first of its kind. 

The Weiss Gallery to bring Eight Paintings by Frans Pourbus the Younger to TEFAF 2015

The Weiss Gallery is proud to announce it will be exhibiting a remarkable collection of eight portraits by Frans Pourbus the Younger (1569 - 1622) at this year’s TEFAF Maastricht (13th to 22nd March). Outside the Medici collection in the Uffizi and Pitti Palace, this will be the largest group of works by Pourbus ever assembled, and is a tribute to Mark Weiss’s dedication to the artist.

Paris Tableau

Frans Pourbus the Younger (1569 – 1622), Willem Van Vyve, Oil on panel: 40 x 28 ⅝ in. (101.5 x 72.8 cm.) Inscribed with an armorial of the van Vyve family upper right, and upper left: ANNO.DNI.1591’/‘AETATIS SUAE. 26

The Weiss Gallery is delighted to return to Paris Tableau, 13-16 November 2014, one of twenty-six galleries exhibiting at the fair’s fourth edition. Among the highlights from The Weiss Gallery will be another two works, recently discovered, by Frans Pourbus the Younger, a pair of marriage portraits of Willem van Vyve and his wife Marie de Hulstre.  Painted on oak panels these works date from 1591, when the artist was but 22 years old, and just starting his career as a professional portrait painter.

The Last Supper by Pieter Jansz. Pourbus sold at Frieze Masters 2014

The Weiss Gallery, leading dealer in Tudor, Stuart and North European Old Master portraiture, is delighted to announce the sale of a monumental masterpiece The Last Supper by the great Flemish artist Pieter Jansz. Pourbus. This sale was to a new buyer of Old Masters at the recent Frieze Masters.   The painting had an asking price of £650,000 ($1,000,000).