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A PROUD HISTORY The Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair, 1934 - 2009 Transcending the Tide of Time Beginnings It was on the site of the old London residence of the Earls of Grosvenor, which had housed one of England's finest private collections of art, that the first Fair was held. Richard, the first Earl of Grosvenor constructed the Grosvenor Gallery at Grosvenor House to display his magnificent collection of paintings including Gainsborough's famed 'Blue Boy' and over two hundred and fifty years later masterpieces (including Gainsboroughs) graced the walls of the Great Room at each staging of The Grosvenor House Fair. In 1927, when Park Lane was still a narrow road on the edge o   More
A PROUD HISTORY The Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair, 1934 - 2009 Transcending the Tide of Time Beginnings It was on the site of the old London residence of the Earls of Grosvenor, which had housed one of England's finest private collections of art, that the first Fair was held. Richard, the first Earl of Grosvenor constructed the Grosvenor Gallery at Grosvenor House to display his magnificent collection of paintings including Gainsborough's famed 'Blue Boy' and over two hundred and fifty years later masterpieces (including Gainsboroughs) graced the walls of the Great Room at each staging of The Grosvenor House Fair. In 1927, when Park Lane was still a narrow road on the edge of Hyde Park, the new Grosvenor House hotel was built on the site of the old Grosvenor House at a staggering cost of £1 million. The Grosvenor House hotel, in the heart of fashionable Mayfair, was selected as the perfect location by the Fair's creators, English dealers Alex G. Lewis and Cecil F. Turner, to realise their idea of an exhibition at which the exhibits would be for sale.   Less

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