Franses Gallery Saved By Supreme Court Judgment

  S Franses Ltd v Cavendish Hotel (London) Limited   Summary In a landmark judgment, handed down on Wednesday 5 December, the UK’s highest Court confirmed that Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd as landlord did not have the requisite intention to carry out its proposed demolition and reconstruction of 80 Jermyn Street and that the […]

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Joint Exhibition: Splendours of the Haute Époque

S FRANSES London and GALERIE NEUSE of Bremen have collaborated in a joint exhibition for London Art Week (29th November to 7th December 2018) under the banner Splendours of the Haute Époque.  On view are a recently reunited pair of monumental Brussels tapestries dating from a 1550’s series, History of Venus.  The only other surviving […]

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Saint Paul Directing the Burning of the Heathen Books at Ephesus

Loan Exhibition: Henry VIII: the unseen tapestries – A Celebrated Success!

This small but remarkable loan exhibition showcased rare and previously unseen, as well as rediscovered, tapestries from the tapestry collection of the king. The rediscovered monumental “Burning of the Books” tapestry had been commissioned by Henry and was delivered to Hampton Court Palace in 1538. The “Lord Russell Order of the Garter” tapestry. “Romulus and […]

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FRANSES exhibited at TEFAF Maastricht from Saturday 10th March to Sunday 18th March 2018 and will exhibit again in 2019. The Gallery was first time exhibitor in 2018 and the only specialist in historic tapestries, carpets and textile art at the fair.           Highlights  in TEFAF 2018 include a major Delft […]

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