Anthony Brown - Managing Director


Anthony Brown originally trained and qualified as a lawyer, studying first at Manchester University and then in Chester. Having practised for a short time with a leading London firm, his interest in fine art led him to the art world in 1982 and within only three years he had founded Connaught Brown in Albemarle Street, Mayfair.  


Anthony takes great pride in the accessible nature and the friendly atmosphere of his gallery. He is keen to work with clients not only on individual works art, but also developing their interest in Twentieth Century art and their collections. The Gallery has a strong reputation for innovative exhibitions and extraordinary works of art and based on this Anthony has built a close rapport with his many clients over the years. They, in turn, are confident he will provide them with works suited their own taste and purse.  


In his work as patron of the arts, Anthony was a lawyer with Artlaw (an advisory charity for artists) a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Chairman of the British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel. He has served on the executive committee of Friends of the Tate Gallery and the educational advisory committee of the Dulwich Art Gallery. He is a long time member of the Society of London Art Dealers.




Nick Hemming-Brown - Gallery Director


Nick began his career at Simon Dickinson, spending three years there as Gallery Manager. He moved to Sotheby's in 2016 taking specialist roles in both the Modern British and Impressionist and Modern departments. He has been involved in the acquisition and sale of a number of highly significant works of art.


He undertook his MA at the Courtauld Institute, and his BA at the University of Birmingham. 



Elise Grace - Research Manager


Elise studied History of Art at the University of Warwick before completing her Masters at UCL, with a particular focus upon French Impressionism and Spanish Baroque painting. She worked in a number of Contemporary and Impressionist galleries before joining Connaught Brown.