Vitruvian Arts Ltd. is run by Jessica Franses and Malcolm Taylor


Jessica is an art broker (from a three generation art dealing family) and is a specialist art lawyer with an award winning art law team in a prestigious London Barristers’ Chambers.


Malcolm has over thirty years commercial experience, was a solicitor and the managing partner in a leading shipping law firm,was CEO of a Barristers’ Chambers and is a company consultant.Malcolm has run a contemporary art gallery and is an art collector.

We work with specialist art consultants who specialise in Old Masters, Modern and Impressionist Art, Contemporary Art, British Art, Middle Eastern Art, African and Asian Art, Textiles and Carpets.

We bring in the appropriate adviser for the specific artworks that are being sought or sold and handle all periods of art.

We hire expert appraisers, valuers, art historians and lawyers to provide a complete service to ensure as best we can that we are providing a service that rivals the private treaty sales of the top auction houses.