The reorganization of the French Royal Academy under Louis XIV in the 17th century marked the move towards a more unified painting style. Most European countries adapted similar art institutions, including England, Scotland and Denmark. Narrative scenes were held in high regard by the Academies, as in one painting artists displayed their competence in landscape, portraiture and still life. For example, Marcus Stone’s ‘An Interrupted Duel’ was one of the most celebrated paintings in the Royal Academy in 1868. Glowing… more
Uno Langmann Limited Fine Art
- 2117 Granville St
- Vancouver, BC V6H 3E9
- Phone: 604.736.8825 , Toll Free: 800.730.8825
This internationally recognized gallery is Canada’s foremost specialist in European and North American paintings of the highest quality from the 17th, 18th, 19th, and early 20th century. The elegant, neo-classical surroundings of the gallery also showcase a carefully chosen selection of antique furniture, silver, and objets d’art. Established in 1977, Uno Langmann Limited Fine Art is widely known for exhibiting some of the most influential artists from the international market. Uno Langmann Limited Fine Art is committed to maintaining the highest level of integrity, professionalism and connoisseurship. Museums, private collectors and corporate collections have come to rely on the gallery for a full range of services relating to acquisitions, consignment, sales, appraisals, conservation, and framing. Uno Langmann is interested in acquiring works through purchase or consignment, offering clients a discreet, confidential and more appealing alternative to the public auction marketplace at lower commission rates. Originally from Denmark, owner Uno Langmann has been a fixture of the local art and antique market since he first went into business in 1968. Between 1979 and 1981 Uno Langmann established Sotheby Parke Bernet in Vancouver, and became Sotheby’s sole representative in the Northwest. Uno Langmann Limited has participated in major vetted Fine Art and Antiques Fairs in Canada and the United States. Both Uno Langmann and his daughter Jeanette Langmann are experts on the CBC’s Canadian Antiques Roadshow. A member of the Art Dealers Association of Canada, Uno Langmann is also a founding member of the Canadian Professional Appraisers (formerly The Canadian Association of Personal Property Appraisers) and a member of the Canadian Antique Dealers Association. Shipping is available worldwide. The gallery is located in the first building on the south end of the Granville Street Bridge.