The Douwes Fine Art Gallery and Restoration Workshop were established in 1770 and registered in 1805 under Napoleon. Possibly the oldest single family art business in the world, Douwes is now in the hands of the eighth generation, with headquarters in Amsterdam and - previously - galleries in London and Hong Kong. They cover five centuries of painting, sculpture and works on paper, with particular focus on Flemish, Dutch, French, Russian and Chinese cultures. Douwes is a leading expert in original lifetime Rembrandt prints. Internationally renowned, the company also provides research services, valuations for insurance and probate, art lectures, and advice on consignment, purchases and sales. Their restoration team is employed by museums and collectors. Douwes Fine Art prides itself on offering each new generation of its global clientele a complete and professional service.