Daily Management Review
Art & Art Market

In partnership with La Gazette Drouot International

On the Road with André Becker’s Carriage Collection

The auction of André Becker’s carriage collection is a major event in a highly specialized market. “A collection of this magnitude hasn’t appeared at auction in over 30 years. That’s exceptional,” says Patrice Biget, the expert of the sale led at Drouot by Benoît Derouineau of the Daguerre auction...

Mementos of the Yusupovs: A Major Dynasty of Collectors

This final sale features a hundred paintings, objet d'art, photographs, books and furniture from the Parisian home of Prince Felix and his wife Irina. More than their estimates, the history of these objects is what will appeal to lovers of royal or princely family mementos. Thanks to numerous...

Denis Gardarin: Creating Opportunities for Women Artists and Collectors in the Arts

Leading Goodman Gallery’s first US venture in East Hampton, New York, Denis Gardarin gives us an insight into his rich career, passion for working with artists, and creating gender parity in the commercial art world. Could we start by hearing more about your journey in the arts? I received a...

The Bernard De Leye Collection: The Quest for the Exceptional

“Objects do not belong to you,” says Bernard De Leye. “They are just passing through.” The time has come for the Belgian antique dealer and former BRAFA president to pass his collection on to the next custodian. Over 250 pieces, including several of museum quality, are up for sale. There is perhaps...

The Mediterranean Sea by Gustave Le Gray

A group of beautiful old photographs from an estate in Touraine, one of the traditional departments of France, will be auctioned off, starting with proofs by Gustave Le Gray. Photography pioneer Gustave Le Gray (1820-1884) was one of the first—if not the first—to treat the new medium as an art...

François Morellet: Off Walls of a Psychoanalyst

Several works from a therapist’s collection in Angers, France, trace French artist François Morellet’s development. In 1987 a psychoanalyst from Angers bought this 1975 painting directly from the artist to hang in his new office. It is being sold with copies of Morellet's working...

The Salon du Dessin Returns to Paris

One of the art world’s leading events is making an eagerly awaited comeback and celebrating its 30th anniversary at the Palais Brongniart. The 30th edition of the fair created by nine dealers in 1991 is neither quite the same as the previous editions, nor quite different. The Salon du Dessin...

The Torlonia Collection’s Marbles Unveiled in Rome

This large private collection of marbles from antiquity amassed during the 19th century includes outstanding pieces, some of which were reproduced by Raphael. Giovanni (1754-1829) and Alessandro Torlonia (1800-1886) were descendants of an immigrant from Auvergne who was first a textile dealer, then...

The Heart of French Cabinetmaking During the Ancien Régime with Boulle and Roussel

Among the furniture in René Simeoni's collection, three top names in French furniture stand out: André-Charles Boulle, Bernard II Van Riesenburgh and Pierre Roussel. The paths taken by the BTP (Buildings and Public Works) can lead to new heights. After making a tidy fortune in this sector, the...

A Lalanne Rabbit Hops to Success

Modern and natural works were the core of this sale devoted to Claude Lalanne, Raoul Dufy and Jean-Michel Atlan. As Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne’s animals go on display in the Trianon Gardens at Versailles  (June 19 to October 10), a proof of Claude’s leaf-collared Lapin-Chou...
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