Dealer’s Choice: Helen Linfield

Article from the Apollo Magazine website - www.apollo-magazine.com

The art market is full of personalities, but dealers and gallerists often seem little more than names when the market gets covered in print. In a new series, Apollo asks art dealers to introduce themselves and their businesses. Helen Linfield of Wakelin & Linfield is an exhibitor at this week’s Winter Fine Art and Antiques Fair, and also on its formal furniture vetting committee.

Tell us a bit about the history of your business

I began my career in the antiques business in 1968. In 1984 I met my partner Mike Wakelin (at Olympia) and together we formed Wakelin & Linfield. We opened one of the largest premises in Petworth from which we conducted our business for over 10 years. The centre of operations was then re-established at our home, an old Sussex farmhouse set in mature gardens some five miles from Petworth and Billingshurst. We now exhibit at most of the major London antiques fairs.

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