Philip Mould

Well known for both his gallery and television appearances on programmes including the BBC's Antiques Roadshow and Fake or Fortune, Philip Mould has been an art dealer since the 1980s.

He specialises in early paintings and portraiture and has published books on tracking down 'sleepers' including Sleuth: The Amazing Quest for Lost Art Treasures and Sleepers: In Search Of Lost Old Masters.


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Salisbury sketches to raise funds for Walpole Society

20 November 2023

A group of works by society portraitist Frank O Salisbury are being auctioned at Roseberys to raise money for the British art charity the Walpole Society.

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BBC’s Fake or Fortune? expands into memorabilia

01 November 2023

The BBC’s 'Fake or Fortune?' is known for discovering artworks – from paintings to sculpture. But for its next series it is expanding into memorabilia.

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BBC show Fake or Fortune? proves Elisabeth Frink sculpture found at a car boot sale is the real deal

27 September 2023

With the help from the team of BBC show Fake or Fortune?, a lump of metal found at a car boot sale has been proved to be by sculptor Dame Elisabeth Frink valued at around £60,000.

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Fake or Fortune? returns with Elisabeth Frink mystery

12 September 2023

The BBC’s 'Fake or Fortune?' TV show returns this month for its 11th series.

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Fake or Fortune to return to TV screens this autumn

05 July 2023

The BBC’s 'Fake or Fortune?' TV show will return for its 11th series this autumn.

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Pick of the week: Dealer Philip Mould buys portrait of interracial ‘sisterhood'

30 January 2023

A 19th century folk art painting of one black and one white child depicted together as equals has been purchased at auction by art dealer Philip Mould.

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Appreciation that’s long overdue

19 December 2022

Collectors are responding positively as dealers put overlooked female artists in the spotlight

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Portrait miniatures: The ‘indomitable spirit’ of Sarah Biffin

07 November 2022

The market presence of Sarah Biffin (1784-1850), a portrait miniaturist born without hands, arms and legs, has been rising over the past few years.

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Fake or Fortune team investigate whether Sitwell sketch is a Modigliani

24 August 2022

In the second episode of the new Fake or Fortune? series, Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould investigate whether an artwork inherited from writer, critic and art collector Sacheverell Sitwell is a real Amedeo Modigliani sketch.

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Art sleuth show Fake or Fortune? returns to screens this month

10 August 2022

BBC TV series 'Fake or Fortune?' is back for its 10th series later this month.

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Whistler fashion statement at Philip Mould exhibition

09 May 2022

Philip Mould’s exhibition 'A Brush with Fashion: 500 Years of Male Portraiture' includes this 1869 portrait of James Whistler, the American Gilded Age painter, by Walter Greaves (1846- 1930).

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Artist Sarah Biffin in double spotlight

04 April 2022

Self-portrait sold to National Portrait Gallery by dealer who also plans an exhibition

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Dealer Philip Mould buys Fry French view

06 December 2021

A view of the town of Vence in the south of France by Roger Fry (1866-1934) caught the eye of several bidders at Cheffins (24.5% buyer’s premium).

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Fake or Fortune? returns to screens for its ninth season this month

17 July 2021

BBC TV show Fake or Fortune? is returning later this month after filming progressed in between lockdowns.

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Pick of the week: £220,000 for enigmatic faces of the Interregnum

28 June 2021

Believed to date from the mid-17th century, this double portrait is a fascinating painting on many accounts.

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Pick of the week: Gainsborough back in dealer’s hands

26 April 2021

A work thought to be one of Thomas Gainsborough’s (1727-88) earliest attempts at oil painting as well as his earliest-known self-portrait was one of a number of lots drawing considerable attention at Cheffins.

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Mould loves a fresh discovery

26 April 2021

Show focuses on how latest technology and techniques can reassess portraits and paintings.

Portrait of Henry III by court artist Jean Decourt

'Lockdown locket' of Henry III could go home to France

30 January 2021

A ‘lockdown locket’ discovered at a regional auction house has been identified as depicting Henri III, King of France (1551-89) by portrait miniature consultant Emma Rutherford at dealership Philip Mould.

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Female artists under London Art Week spotlight

19 October 2020

This month, London Art Week (LAW) uses the digital platform it launched over the summer to run Art History in Focus. The event combines online discourse with exhibitions and objects on offer in galleries (and on gallery websites), putting the spotlight on two major themes: women artists and framing.

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Dealers celebrate selling key items online from social media to online fairs

20 July 2020

Dealers including Philip Mould, Peter Harrington and Kevin Page Oriental Art have seen works snapped up online.

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