Patrick Bourne & Co. specialise in privately handling British Art, guiding individuals and families on dispersals and acquisitions.

Located in an 18th century townhouse in the heart of London’s St James’s, we offer clients the opportunity to discuss and view pictures in quiet and comfortable surroundings. Our approach is personal and discreet and our advice is rooted in both academic knowledge and a close awareness of the art market.


Patrick and Cordelia Bourne have decades of combined art market experience and an established reputation as specialists in the field of British paintings.

Both previously worked at The Fine Art Society, Cordelia as part of the Modern British department, and Patrick as Managing Director (2003-2014). Bourne Fine Art, Patrick's Edinburgh gallery (est. 1978), merged with The Fine Art Society in 2003 when he took over the running of the group. Patrick is a past Chairman of the Society of London Art Dealers (SLAD) and remains on the Committee as a Special Adviser.