Art gallery Dickinson was founded in 1993 by Simon Dickinson, formerly senior director of Christie’s Old Master & British pictures department, and David Ker, a dealer in British pictures.

The gallery in Jermyn Street specialises in fine art ranging from Old Masters to Impressionist and Modern art.

In 2023 it was announced that Milo Dickinson, Simon’s son, was joining as managing director having also previously worked at Christie’s in both the Old Master Paintings and European Sculpture departments.

Milo and Simon Dickinson

News in Brief – including Dickinson's new managing director

30 January 2023

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news that art dealer Simon C Dickinson has appointed Milo Dickinson as MD.

Royal Courts of Justice

Judgments made on London dealers in two separate court cases

12 December 2022

Two separate legal cases involving leading London art dealers have concluded in the High Court.


Benson attribution is fur enough

12 December 2022

Portrait now firmly credited to a Northern Renaissance master stars in Old Masters show

Emma Ward

A new art dealer, auction house and a book – updates from across the world of art and antiques

27 September 2022

New faces at Lyon & Turnbull, Hansons plus a newly launched art dealership and a new auction house are among the latest Movers & Shakers news.

Emma Ward

Art specialist Emma Ward to create new dealership with Fabrizio Moretti

26 September 2022

Dickinson Gallery’s managing director Emma Ward and James Roundell have left to set up a firm with Old Master specialist Fabrizio Moretti.


Dealer forges new Lincs with pop-up show

29 November 2021

Dealer John Swarbrooke will present his first exhibition at the Simon Dickinson Gallery, focusing on works from Lincolnshire artist Dominic Parczuk.

A lawyer writes: Dealers beware – the High Court could override your attempts to keep buyers unidentified

01 February 2021

Case shows how confidentiality cannot always be completely relied on

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Art dealers at home… and on the internet: dealers invite viewers to their homes and gardens  

17 April 2020

While the country has been in lockdown I have visited Philip Mould’s bedroom, Derek Johns’ wild flower garden, Simon Dickinson’s folly and Rhod McEwan’s Highland home.

A lawyer writes: The deals without full disclosure of final price

21 January 2019

Sellers should be wary about Private Treaty Sales where the exact result is hidden

Dealer arrest over export licence

18 September 2007

Top British art dealer Simon Dickinson was arrested by Customs authorities on September 14 in connection with the £17m sale of nine Dutch Old Master paintings to the Liechtenstein Museum.

Dickinson add jewels to portfolio

05 June 2000

Art dealers Simon C. Dickinson have made a bold new incursion into the luxury market by adding a jewellery arm to their existing Old Master and Impressionist and Modern business, which made sales of £100m last year.