About us and our gallery

ZIBELIUS FINE ART deal primarily in quality french Impressionist paintings.

Wether you want to buy or sell an artwork of the Impressionism and Postimpressionism period you'll find we're worth being your partners.

Since we are collaborating with museum staff and chasing with tip givers in France, we ,hear' very soon interesting items are going on Sale.

We do acquire paintings in excellent conservation only and research properly on new acquisitions in provenance and genesis.

ZIBELIUS FINE ART is exhibiting at major European art fairs, such as the Cologne Fine Art & Antique, Kunstmesse Munich, the art Salzburg and the Fine Art Zurich.

Founded in Hannover, the gallery is headed since 1995 by Sven Zibelius and now located in the charming historic town of Greding in Bavaria.

Sven Zibelius was born in 1966 and is a qualified lawyer and publicly appointed and sworn art expert, who specialises in german and french paintings covering the period 1800 - 1930.

ZIBELIUS FINE ART showrooms cover 2 floors divided into 5 showrooms.
The individual "rooms" showcase different periods, schools and styles.

A warm welcome is always available to both new and existing customers and we are pleased to offer advice on the buying and selling of paintings in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
A free printed catalog, usually published in October, is available on request.


On the right: Video impression of the art fair Salzburg.

Gallery French Impressionism

Principles of integrity

ZIBELIUS FINE ART only select the highest quality paintings.
Authenticity, excellent conservation and good provenance are always paramount.

We offer all customers, on all purchases, a Certificate for each individual work, covering our description for all time on the full purchase price.

ZIBELIUS FINE ART is also a member of the following associations:

KD leading german association of art and antique dealers.

CINOA world association of Art & Antique dealer association Members are bound to adhere to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.

BVK association of experts with public appointment.

CINOA art dealing trade appraisal

Buyer protection and service of delivery

Purchasing with us is simple. Soon you've done your decision we send you an invoice file.
The file contains proper description of your purchased item and bank details for a wire transfer.
Unfortunately we don't provide payment by credit card or paypal.

Meanwhile we're awaiting reception of payment the item is on its way to get packed safely by our versed shipping company ,Bauer Verpackungen' located in Munich.
Your artwork will be delivered in fitted transport boxes to ensure a 100% safe and secure transit. Artworks are fully insured in transit.

Within Europe, the US and most destinations worldwide we offer a free store-to-door service.
Local fees, duties or import taxes and to those exceptions related paperworks will be assumed by the customer.

We know buying unique pieces online requires trust. Thanks to our buyer protection policy you can shop with confidence. Buyer Protection Guarantee: Your purchase will arrive as described.
In the unlikely event you receive an item that is significantly not as described or has been damaged in transit, please let us know at once. We stand ready to check a refund, free return and whatever we can do.

Other returns that are a free decision of yours for whatever reasons are accepted too, if you are a private customer and let us know your decision within 7 days after delivery.
In those cases we believe it is fair that the buyer has to arrange shipment by taking over the costs and the risks of the transport in advance.
The buyer is responsible for all additional fees of shipment and customs.
Within Europe all returns by private customers are accepted soon the item arrives back within 2 weeks from delivery in the same condition in which they were purchased .

Free delivery