They began their partnership in 1999, having been independent dealers in Old Master paintings in London and Milan, at dealerships such as P&D Colnaghi and Dover Street Gallery. Their London gallery at 38 Dover Street opened in 2005 with a show on the International Caravaggesque Movement. 2011 saw the expansion of the gallery to two floors at 38 Dover Street, as well as large new premises in Milan at via Fontana.
ROBILANT+VOENA deal in fine art from the fifteenth century to the twenty first, encompassing Old Master and nineteenth century painting with a particular focus on the Italian and French schools; as well as classic modern, Italian post-war and contemporary art.
Reflecting this breadth of specialism critically acclaimed exhibitions at the gallery have included shows on Italian vedute, Antonio Joli and Gaspar van Wittel; as well as surveys of Italian mid-century modernism and artists such as Lucio Fontana, Enrico Castellani, Agostino Bonalumi and Paolo Scheggi, and shows with American contemporary artists Julian Schnabel and David LaChapelle.
ROBILANT+VOENA exhibit regularly at the major international art fairs, including TEFAF Maastricht, Frieze Masters, Masterpiece London, MIART, Milan, Florence Biennale, PAD, London and Salon of Art and Design, New York.
Over the years, they have worked with numerous institutional clients including Tate Britain, the National Gallery of Scotland, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, Galleria Sabauda, Torino, Galleria Nazionale, Parma and the Museum of Fine Arts, Nantes. More recently the gallery has sold works to the National Museum, Stockholm, the Brooklyn Museum and the Metropolitan Museum, New York, and the National Gallery of Victoria.
ROBILANT + VOENA offer their clients over fifty years experience on the international art market, considerable scholarly expertise and a fully comprehensive service helping both private and institutional clients build and develop their art collections.