Rupert Maas

Rupert Maas is a well known art dealer specialising in Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and Modern British paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints. He is the son of Jeremy Maas, who founded the Maas Gallery in 1960 which is based in Clifford Street in London.

He is a regular exhibitor at TEFAF Maastricht as well as other fairs and also regularly appears on TV as a picture expert on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow.


ATG letter: Maas strict on recto dysfunction

11 March 2019

MADAM – A definition in your glossary is incorrect (ATG No 2382). Strictly, the terms verso and recto apply to books, meaning the left and right pages. Certainly they don’t both apply ‘to the back of a picture’.

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Halfway mark passed as sales tally continues at TEFAF Maastricht

13 March 2018

Among the dealers reporting steady sales during the first few days of TEFAF Maastricht’s 31st edition were Rupert Maas and Alon Zakaim. The two exhibitors spoke to ATG about business at the fair so far and were asked to discuss one individual painting on their respective stands.

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Dear diary: dealers reveal the ups and downs of preparations for TEFAF Maastricht

26 February 2018

Lifting the lid on what it takes to be an exhibitor at a TEFAF fair, ATG asked three dealers – one American, one British and one German – to chart their preparations, concerns and hopes as they head to Maastricht for the 2018 event. Compiled by Lisa Johnson.

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Rupert Maas offers Glyn Philpot's Little Dancer at TEFAF

04 March 2017

Rupert Maas describes The Little Dancer by Glyn Philpot (1884-1937) as “a haunting masterpiece of figure painting in which a tense drama of maternal love and of awakening independence is played out before us”.

Rupert Maas on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow

‘Lost’ Victorian portrait ‘best ever seen’ on BBC's Antiques Roadshow

26 September 2016

A previously unknown Victorian work of art has been deemed the best and most valuable picture ever seen on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow.

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Godward’s dancer heads to online auction house

16 July 2015

The online auction house Fine Art Bourse (FAB) has announced a major consignment for its first sale in September. An Ionian Dancer by John William Godward (1861-1922) will be offered with $300,000-400,000 estimate.

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Burne-Jones at Bonhams

11 January 2013

Six pencil studies for The Days of Creation by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-98) carry an estimate of £150,000-250,000 at Bonhams’ 19th century art sale in New Bond Street on January 23.

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Beardsley’s drawing of Chopin knocked down to Maas

13 August 2012

An illustration of the Polish composer Frederic Chopin by Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) was the star attraction at a recent auction in Wales.

Four key names sign up for Haughtons' London fair

16 November 2009

LONDON-based organisers Brian and Anna Haughton are first off the mark in announcing top names who have signed up for one of the numerous events vying for exhibitors in June 2010.

RA fairs news at the double

20 October 2004

NEXT year’s Watercolour and Drawings Fair will move to a new venue, the Royal Academy rooms at 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1, where it will run from February 3 to 6 with an opening evening preview on February 2.

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