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Our Story

We are a friendly Fine Art family business operating out of our gallery in South Kensington for over 25 years.  We deal primarily in 18th to 19th century English paintings, ranging from landscapes, portraits, seascapes, and equestrian art. We also offer full restoration, cleaning and framing services, insurance valuations, probate and advice on acquisitions (McMillan Fine Art Ltd)

William Wyld (1806-1889)

The Bay of Naples

Oil on Canvas

Size 64” x 40”

William Wyld (1806-1889) was an English painter. Although he worked in oils, he is best known as a landscape watercolorist and played a critical part in developing watercolours as a medium in France.


He developed an interest in drawing at a young age. At age 20, his father passed away, but familial relations allowed for Wyld to be made the secretary to the British Consulate in Calais. However, when his family’s protector died in 1827, his diplomatic career could not continue since his studies had been interrupted too soon. Around this time, Wyld practised painting and drawing in France, where he became acquainted with Horace Vernet, the French Ambassador to the Court of Naples. Along with fellow student Richard Parkes Bonington, he was the pupil of Francois Louis Francia and spent most of his time in Paris.


Vernet encouraged Wyld to join him in Rome where they made a tour of the whole of Italy. He received commissions for paintings from Vernet’s entourage, further establishing Wyld as a great painter. He was first exhibited in 1839 at the Paris Salon for his work Venice at Sunrise, where he won the 1st Gold Medal in the third-class for it. His recognition continued to grow. In 1851 Queen Victoria commissioned paintings of Liverpool and Manchester to celebrate her visits there, which now reside in the Royal Collection.


The Bay of Naples is an extraordinary and highly detailed depiction of a commercial coastal village. It is one of Wyld’s most distinguished masterpieces. This work was almost certainly commissioned by a significant patron, possibly connected through Vernet.

Jay Boyd Kirkman (born 1953)

Jockey with Orange Racing Silks


Size 22” x 56”

Artist Name : Frederick Victor Bailey(1919-1996)

Oil On Canvas

Subject : Still Life of flowers in an urn.

Size : 22” X 16” Ins  

Artist: Eugene Von Blaas

Subject: portrait of Girl

Size: 13” X 16”

Oil On Canvas   

Meet the Team


At McMillan Fine Art, we offer a range of services to help our clients acquire, preserve, and value their artwork. Our restoration services can repair and preserve damaged or deteriorated artworks, while our art consultation services can provide expert guidance on art acquisition, display, and other aspects of the art market. We also offer art valuation services, which can provide clients with an objective and accurate estimate of an artwork's financial worth. Whether you're a seasoned collector or a first-time art buyer, our services can help you make informed decisions and enhance your appreciation of art.


Art Consultation

"Get expert guidance on selecting, acquiring, and displaying contemporary art at McMillan Fine Art. Our experienced consultants work closely with you to understand your preferences, budget, and space requirements, and provide personalized recommendations. We offer a wide range of contemporary art pieces, including paintings, sculptures, and mixed media works, and can assist with framing, installation, and other aspects of the art acquisition process. Contact us today to learn more."


Art Valuation

McMillan Fine Art provides professional art valuation services to give accurate and objective estimates of the financial value of your artworks. Our experienced team of art experts evaluates each artwork, taking into account artist reputation, condition, provenance, and current market trends. Our valuation services can help you make informed decisions about buying, selling, insuring, or donating artworks. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.


Art Restoration

"McMillan Fine Art offers professional art restoration services to restore and preserve artworks to their original condition. Our experienced restoration team uses the latest techniques and materials to repair and conserve a wide range of artworks, including paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. We also provide comprehensive condition assessments and conservation recommendations to ensure the long-term preservation of your artwork. Whether your artwork has suffered damage or simply needs cleaning and maintenance, our art restoration services can help. Contact us today to learn more."

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