Jane Oakley

Jane Oakley 

Paintings & Sporting Art | Head of Department


With over 20 years auction experience, Jane joined Sworders four years ago from Sotheby’s where she was a director in the British Art Post 1850 Department and head of Sotheby’s Scottish Art. She started her career at Phillips in Leeds, before heading to London to broaden and deepen her expertise.

She has a broad knowledge of British and Continental paintings both old and new and was previously head of the Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and British Impressionist, Maritime and Sporting Art departments at Christie’s.

Jane has worked on many single owner collections including The Althorp Attic Sale, The Langan Sale, The Lehmans Brothers Auction, Lady Soames at West House, The Leverhulme Collection and most recently The Sally Hunter and Ian Posgate Collection, Badgemore Grange.




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