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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Case study: The use of the Public Catalogue Foundation to identify a Van Dyck

08 October 2012

The practical use of the Public Catalogue Foundation to the art trade is certainly obvious to Mayfair dealer Philip Mould, who is one of the project’s sponsors.

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A clean-up but no shave as Mould outs first cross-dresser

23 April 2012

IT was the five o’clock shadow that gave it away. When London dealer Philip Mould spotted this 18th century portrait in a general paintings sale at the New York auctioneers Thomas Cornell Galleries in November last year, he thought it to be of a rather masculine middle-aged lady.

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Dealer unveils Gainsborough sleeper

06 July 2009

SLEEPER spotter Philip Mould has unveiled his latest discovery – an early Thomas Gainsborough landscape of Ipswich painted in the mid to late 1740s.

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London dealer names the £620,000 Egerton three

30 June 2008

A TRIPLE portrait of three Elizabethan girls that sold for £620,000 at Christie’s sale of the Simon Sainsbury Collection has now been identified as a picture of the Egerton sisters from c.1601-2.

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Saying it with flowers – Starkey unveils the face of Lady Jane Grey

05 March 2007

Renowned Tudor historian and TV personality Dr David Starkey has discovered what is almost certainly the first and only known surviving portrait of Lady Jane Grey to be painted in her lifetime.

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Hayman portraits back together again after 300 years

20 November 2006

Two sections of a painting by Francis Hayman are being officially re-united for the first time in almost three centuries at London dealer Philip Mould’s new gallery in Dover Street.

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OBE for portrait expert Mould

04 January 2005

PORTRAIT dealer Philip Mould has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours.

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