About us

Here at country house fine art
We have been selling antiques for over 30 years both from premises and online.
In this time we have sold to many private clients, who often are repeat buyers, along with museums, galleries etc.What gives us the greatest pleasure is re aquainting portraits to family members.
Specialising in portraits from the 17th century onwards you will also find selected fine antique furniture along with other items associated with country house living. Now selling solely online we offer a varied selection of fine art individually chosen, many from country house sales and with excellent provenance.

All our paintings are checked before sale and any restoration carried out to make sure the painting is in the best possible condition for its age. Frames are usualy original and are again restored where necessary . 

Always available a selection of portraits from the 17th century 18th century 19th century from artists such as Godfrey kneller, peter lely, Thomas Lawrence,  Henry raeburn.  William wissing , baer ,  George Henry Harlow and many others

I am happy to source paintings for you, please email your requirements


Glossary of terms
A picture catalogued with the forename(s) and surname of the painter is in our opinion a work by that artist

A picture catalogued as "Attributed to"… is in our opinion probably a work by the artist

A picture catalogued as ''Studio of''...is in our opinion a work executed in the studio of the artist, probably under his supervision

A picture catalogued as "Circle of"… is in our opinion a work of the period executed under his influence

A picture catalogued as "Follower of ".. is in our opinion a work by an artist working in the artist's style,
contemporary or nearly contemporary, but not necessarily a pupil

A picture catalogued as "Manner of"... is in our opinion a work in a style associated with that artist, but of later date

A picture catalogues as "School" accompanied by the name of a place or country and a date means that in our opinion the picture was executed at that time and in the style associated with that location

A painting catalogued as "After"… is in our opinion a copy of any date after a work by that artist

The term signed and/or date and/or inscribed means that in our opinion the signature and/or date and/or inscription are of the artist.

The term with signature and/or date and/ or inscription means that in out opinion that artist's name and/or date and/or inscription have been added by another hand.