About Robert Perera Fine Art

Robert Perera graduated from Cambridge University, England and after working for a leading investment bank set up Robert Perera Fine Art in the south coast Georgian town of Lymington over thirty years ago. He specialises in 19th & 20th century paintings, etchings, lithographs and linocuts.

Robert Perera Fine Art and the Perera family have had a long history in the fine art business including owning the New Forest Gallery and organising national exhibitions including Adolphe Valette (L.S.Lowry’s teacher) in Manchester City Art Galley and Martin Snape in Portsmouth City Art Gallery.

We are truly a family business with many family members actively involved in the gallery with over a hundred years experience between them.

Robert Perera
Robert Perera

Robert Perera (above) exhibited W.L.Wyllie etchings to invited guests of the Royal Navy after a dinner on HMS Victory during a W.L.Wyllie weekend in Portsmouth dockyard.

Robert Perera Fine art in the Media

Robert has appeared on the BBC‘s antique program “Flog-It!” and has also been asked to appear on ITV’s antique programme as a specialist picture dealer.

The gallery was mentioned recently in the Guardian newspaper in an article about the New Forest.

The gallery has recently been asked to lend paintings for Television and a London marine exhibition which is expected to be opened by Her Majesty the Queen.


We advise museums, galleries, auction houses, companies, solicitors and registered charities on selling paintings and assets. Recently we have valued works for a European government department. Robert has also been asked to lecture at Cambridge University on the fine art business.

From our gallery in Lymington we source paintings and prints from the UK and worldwide for our extensive client list and our own gallery stock.

If you’d like to discuss a painting, project or exhibition with Robert Perera, please contact us at the gallery on 01590 678230 or email sales@art-gallery.co.uk

Robert Perera
Robert Perera

What Robert Perera Fine Art Customers Say

Thank you Robert. All very professional and seamless – much appreciated.

S. Oxford

I and the charity are very grateful to you for your advice and courtesy.

D.S. Essex

We received the painting early last week. All went well and it was nicely packed so arrived in good condition. It hangs in a prominent place in our living room and will continue to remind us of a wonderful visit to New Forest, which we loved and hope to visit again. Thank you so much for your good service, and hope to visit your shop again some day!

K. Canada

Thank you for the cheque. It was a pleasure doing business with some one who is polite, prompt and trustworthy. Thanks once again.


We thank you for you prompt payment. We hope you are satisfied with your purchase and thank you for your very professional advice


Very fast payment, excellent trade, many thanks

D. Canterbury, New Zealand.

Great Transaction, Good Deal.

D. Pennsylvania. United States

A pleasure to do business with.

H. South Australia

Timely communication and payment.

A. England

Friendly correspondence. Very prompt payment. A pleasure to deal with.

M. England

Good, quick, direct transaction with an honest buyer, a pleasure to work with”

S. England

Exceptional service. Can’t recommend him highly enough

M. Cumbria, England

Thank you for such a smooth transaction regarding the paintings. I appreciate so very much that you managed each detail so that worries were minimized in every regard. Thank you for keeping in touch with the information needed at each step.

A. California USA

Many thanks for your prompt payment to me reference the Cecil Aldin. Very rare today I’m afraid

J. England