Early footage of London, and paintings of London as it was during visits by some of the most famous impressionist painters of the day. Atmospheric and enchanting, these paintings and footage serve as glorious visions of the London of yesteryear. Today's contemporary London skyline is quite something, especially when seen from the restaurant on the 32nd floor of the Shard, a Renzo Piano designed masterpiece.
James Abbott MacNeil Whistler (1834-1903), Wapping, 1861, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), Balcony View of Battersea, 1870, Freer Gallery, Washington, DC
Claude Monet (1840-1926), Hyde Park, London, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania
Claude Monet (1840-1926), Houses of Parliament, 1903, Brooklyn Museum, NY
Claude Monet (1840-1926), Waterloo Bridge, 1903, Denver Art Museum, Colorado
Alfred Sisley (1839-1899), Molesey Weir, 1874, Hampton Court, National Galleries, Edinburgh, Scotland
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), The Avenue Sydenham 1871, National Gallery, London
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Crystal Palace, 1871, Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Old Chelsea Bridge, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts
James Tissot (1836-1902), Captain and Mate 1873,
James Tissot (1836-1902), The Thames, 1876, The Hepworth Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK
James Tissot (1836-1902) Saint Johns Wood Holiday, 1876, Tate Britain, London, UK
Walter Sickert (1860-1942), New Bedford, 1915-16, The Mercer Art Gallery
Elliot Lee founded his antique business in 1994. Having bought his first Antique piece at the tender age of eleven, it has since then been his passion for Antiques, Fine Art, and aesthetically beautif...