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Baraset House Fine Art offers a collection of Paintings spanning four centuries. We are specialists in Old Masters paintings from the 16th to 18th century, with a focus on Important Historical Portraiture, Provenance & the History of our Sitters.

We offer a fine selection of 19th century historical paintings, Early Scottish Impressionists, Female Masterworks, Canadian Impressionists & Modern British Masters, with particular focus on Exhibition History & Important Provenance.

MacGeorge Bark-peelers_edited.jpg

William Stewart MacGeorge, RSA

(Scottish, 1861-1931)

Bark Peeling, 1889

Kirkcudbright School

Exhibited at The Royal Scottish Academy (1889) no.72

da Costa

John da Costa

(British, 1867-1931)

Portrait of Emilia Francis Strong,

Lady Dilke (1840-1904), 1895

Celebrated Author, Art Historian, Women's Rights Activist & Founder of the Women's Trade Union League

Exhibited at John da Costa: A Memorial Exhibition (1974), Leighton House , no.1.

Formerly in the collection of Womens Rights Activist Miss Gertrude Tuckwell, first female JP of London

Formerly in the Collection of the Chelsea Public Library.


John Thomas Seton
(Scottish, 1738-1806)

Self portrait

in Van Dyck dress holding a porte-crayon, circa 1775

In 1776, Seton travelled to Calcutta, where he established a flourishing practice. He received commissions to paint portraits from the upper echelons of the British East India Company in Bengal, including Warren Hastings, Lieutenant-General Sir Eyre Coote, Chief Justice Sir Roberts Chambers, surgeon Ninian Lowis, and Maratha Empire statesman Nana Fadnavis.

Jerichau Baumann

Elisabeth Jerichau Baumann
(Danish, 1819-1881)

Cairo, 1870

This important drawing was executed in Cairo on Mme. Jerichau Baumann's first trip to Egypt in 1869-70.

On that trip that she became the first European painter to be granted access into the harems of Constantinople.


Elisabeth Jerichau Baumann
(Danish, 1819-1881)

The Stocking-Mender

circa 1868

Of Royal Interest - formerly in the Collection of

Queen Victoria

Edward VII

George V

HRH Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein

HRH Princess Helena Victoria

HRH Princess Marie Louise

Exhibited at The Berlin Academy of Arts (1868), under the title "Strumpfstopferin by Elisabeth Jerichau" 

​also exhibited under the title: 'Strømpestoppersken'

also called: 'Peasant Woman of North Germany'

Brangwyn After Trafalgar Nelson

Sir Frank Brangwyn, ARA
(Welsh, 1867-1956)

After Trafalgar, 1911

Illustration for Robert Southey's Life of Nelson published by Gibbings & Co. (1911)

Frontispiece illustration for William Whall's Romance of Navigation published by S Low Marston & Co. (1925)


Andrea Soldi
(Italian, 1703-1771)

Portrait of

James Francis Edward Stuart 



The Old Pretender of Scotland

called James III & VIII

bust length in a cuirass and red cloak

signed and dated 1755

Gilbert Stuart Newton
Portrait 2_edited.jpg

Gilbert Stuart Newton, RA
(Canadian, 1794-1835)

Portrait of Catarina Schindlerin

a German opera singer who made her London debut in 'Armida' at the King's Theatre 1775

Formerly in the Collection of John Heugh (1878)

Formerly in the Collection of Sir John Pender (1897)


James Inskipp

(British, 1790-1868)

Portrait of a Maja

half-length wearing a black taffeta mantilla

trimmed with scarlet fringes

circa 1835

James Eckford Lauder RSA The Jewel-Casket c1850_edited.jpg

James Eckford Lauder, RSA

(Scottish, 1811-1869)

The Jewel Casket

scene from La Duenna, circa 1850

Exhibited at The Royal Scottish Academy (1850) no.114.


Exhibited at The Royal Society of British Artists Exhibition (1843) no.548 and at The Art-Union Exhibition (1843) no.118.

William Shayer Sr, RBA
(British, 1787-1879)

Fisherman's Children


circa 1842

Shayer Fisherman's Children full
Chavet The Artist in his Studio 1

Victor Joseph Chavet

(French, 1822-1906)

The Artist in his Studio

l'artiste dans l'atelier

full-length seated at an easel

with palette and brush in hand

circa 1860

Exhibited at The French Exhibition (London, 1861) no.21.

Mouncey Dee
Mouncey The dark rolling Dee 1899_edited

William Mouncey

(Scottish, 1852-1901)

The Dark Rolling Dee, 1899

Kirkcudbright School

Exhibited at The Royal Glasgow Institute of Art (1899) no.451

Exhibited at The Carnegie Institute of Art (1899) no.162

Exhibited at The Whitechapel Gallery Exhbition (1912) no.16

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