Edmondo di Robilant established the Dover Street Gallery in 1989, having previously been a Director of P&D Colnaghi. He has been dealing in Old Master and Nineteenth Century paintings for over twenty years, specializing in the Italian and French schools. Marco Voena, based in Milan for over fifteen years, deals in fine art ranging from Old Masters to Classic Modernism and Contemporary Art. Their London gallery at 1st Floor, 38 Dover Street opened in January 2005. 2011 sees the expansion of the gallery to the 2nd Floor at 38 Dover Street, as well as large new premises in Milan at via Fontana.
Recent critically acclaimed exhibitions at the gallery have included shows on the International Caravaggesque movement, Italian vedute, Antonio Joli and Gaspar van Wittel amongst the Old Masters; as well as studies of Italian mid-twentieth century modernism and shows with American contemporary artists Julian Schnabel, David LaChapelle and Clifford Ross.
ROBILANT+VOENA exhibit regularly at the major international art fairs, including TEFAF Maastricht, the Paris Biennale, MIART, Milan, Florence Biennale, Salon of Art and Design, New York, and Masterpiece, London. In 2012, ROBILANT + VOENA will show at the inaugural Frieze Masters, London.
Over the years, they have worked with numerous important institutional clients who have purchased works of fine art from the gallery, 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 forty 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.