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Fine Arts Paris: First Round

Published on , by Céline Piettre

A new player in the antique art fair arena, Fine Arts Paris is counting on both beginner’s luck and its organising team’s expertise to score its first points.

Émile Lévy (1826-1890), “Portrait d'Isidore Mendel”, oil on paper mounted on canvas,... Fine Arts Paris: First Round
Émile Lévy (1826-1890), “Portrait d'Isidore Mendel”, oil on paper mounted on canvas, 20 x 17 cm, with the title and date, “Isidore Mendel 1850”, at the top, signed, dated, and dedicated “à madame Blanche Mendel Emile Lévy 1878”, on the bottom left. Galerie de Bayser, Paris.
With contagious confidence, gallery owner Louis de Bayser, president of the prestigious Salon du Dessin since 2014, is launching the first Fine Arts Paris fair, happily taking it on. This new event “devoted to the fine arts” promises a vibrant, harmonious selection of paintings, sculptures and drawings, where each of the 34 participating galleries (50 % of them French) are invited to present works from the 16th century to the present day at the Palais Brongniart, creating a dialogue between…
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