1996 – 2004

Hall & Knight

Interior of Hall & Knight Gallery on 67th Street, New York, 1996

1996

“Richard and I feel the future of Old Master dealing no longer lies in running large galleries. It is no longer the sort of market where people walk in off the street and buy off the walls. Most of our sales are done privately in private viewing rooms.”
– Nicholas Hall, quoted in the New York Times, 4 Oct 1996
"The Spotter and the Seller" – Hall & Knight featured in the New York Times
Nicholas Hall and Richard Knight at Colnaghi © Nicholas Hall
Hall & Knight featured in Art + Auction, December 1996

1997

Exterior of Hall & Knight gallery on Bond Street, London, 1997
‘A Private Viewing’ – Hall & Knight featured in Architectural Digest, May 1997
Interior of Hall & Knight gallery on Bond Street, London, 1997
Hall & Knight featured in the Antiques Trade Gazette August 1997, noting the sale of Goffredo Wals to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

1998

‘I don’t see where the next generation of Old Master dealer is coming from’ – Nicholas Hall interviewed in the The Art Newspaper, March 1998
“Richard and I had a window of opportunity that lasted one hour during which to present the picture to a private collector. If we couldn’t clinch the deal, Christie’s would get it.”
– Nicholas Hall quoted in the Art Newspaper, March 1998 on the sale of the Carlo Saraceni
Hall & Knight poster for the sale of painting by Saraceni
Hall & Knight featured in Art & Auction – Tower of Power list, 1999

1999

“An extraordinary Renaissance sculpture bought for £50 in Portobello Road Market, in a cardboard box packed with an iron kettle and other bric-a-brac, has left Britain because no museum could not raise the £2 million to purchase it.”
– The Times commentary on the sale of the Verrocchio sculpture by Hall & Knight, November 1999
Back story of the Verrocchio sold by Hall & Knight featured in the Art Newspaper, Jul – Aug 1999 and The Times, 1 Nov 1999
Hall & Knight poster of the notable sale of sculpture by Verrocchio

2000

New York Times review of Hall & Knight exhibition ‘Fearful Symmetry: George Stubbs, Painter of the English Enlightenment’ 4 Feb 2000
“The Stubbs show is. It’s a model of what a smart, well-connected commercial gallery can do, which in this case means surrounding a handful of choice for-sale items with a galaxy of related loans to create a thematic ensemble that sharpens, even alters, the perception of an artist’s career. “
– Quoted from the New York Times review of Hall & Knight exhibition ‘Fearful Symmetry’
Hall & Knight exhibition ‘Fearful Symmetry: George Stubbs, Painter of the English Enlightenment’ poster
Installation view of Fearful Symmetry at Hall & Knight in New York, 2000
Hall & Knight painting by Il Cavaliere Bonito featured on the cover of Art & Auction, Jan 2000
New York Times reports Nicholas Hall joining the board of The Frick Collection as the new council chairman, 5 May 2000

2001

Hall & Knight notable sale of Garofalo to the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Hall & Knight sale of the The Romancer (ca. 1719) by Antoine Watteau featured in the New York Times, 18 May 2001
Hall & Knight poster for notable sale of Le Conteur by Watteau

2002

“Bellezza e Affari”
Hall & Knight archives – La Repubblica 6 April 2002

2003

Hall & Knight Giambologna sculpture exhibited at the Biennale di Antiquariato di Firenze (BIAF), 2003
Hall & Knight Giambologna sculpture featured in Art & Auction, October 2003
The Art Newspaper and Art & Auction coverage of Hans Hoffman cat and ‘Three Altarpieces and Other Recent Acquisitions’ exhibition at Hall & Knight, 2003
Hall & Knight poster for 2003 exhibition "Three altarpieces and recent acquisitions"
“For a full-scale ascent to Paradise, you must get to the spring exhibition of Hall & Knight. In that alternate universe, where Old Master paintings and sculptures offer valuable lessons in how to die in holy bliss, lies Sebastiano Ricci’s settecento altarpiece…, or (if you prefer) how to be a baroque angel of the best quality, or, lacking that, how to paint like one.”
– Hall & Knight exhibition reviewed in The New York Sun, 15 May 2003
Hall & Knight exhibition reviewed in the New York Sun, 15 May 2003
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