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A bibliophilic gem
A multi-award winning New York collection
The Malatier collection
A brilliant showing by artists' jewellery
The artists' jewellery market has been on the up for the last ten years, with help from several specialist galleries. These miniature works of art…
A roundly acclaimed Book of Hours
Asian treasures from a diplomat
The Berjonneau-Munoz collection fulfilled all its promises
What flowed from this shamanistic cup was not deer's blood, but a rich result of €142,399… The sale of the Berjonneau-Muñoz collection of pre-Columbian…
Karl Lagerfeld: the colour of the 18th century
To pay tribute to the couturier who died on 19 February, La Gazette has decided to focus on the collector, particularly his love for the French 18th…
Two collections dedicated to Michaux
A beloved pachyderm
Howard Greenberg: from archive to history
With the passing decades, the New York gallery owner has established himself as a major 20th-century photography specialist, representing key names…
The Bührle collection: the confused story of a collector
It took over half a century for Paris to open its exhibition spaces to the outstanding Bührle collection. Now housed in Zurich, this unique group of…
Aristophil: fourth sale
With eight catalogues for seven auctions, the fourth session of sales of the Aristophil collection garnered €11 M, and continued to attract institutions,…
Gien glazed earthenware in all its glory
Pascale Mussard, Art and Materials
The woman who launched the "Petit h" collection at Hermès has always had a passion for fine craftsmanship. Today she is sponsoring an auction devoted…
René Huyghe: an academician's collection
The great art historian's academician's sword is pre-empted by the Musée Zadkine, while drawings and mementos from his collection remain in private…
A triumphant Art Deco sale
Printz and Fjerdinstad: two highlights in a sale dedicated to Art Deco, where yesterday's one-of-a-kind pieces met with success at auction today.
MoCo: a new art ecosystem in the South of France
In Montpellier, a new entity aims to reshuffle the cards of contemporary art on a national and global scale, starting with the renovation of a private…
The princely collection of Amaury Taittinger
Three princes of France with tragic destinies, a collection stamped with memories and results reflecting the historical significance of pieces, particularly…
A fine harvest of fruit and portraits
The paintings in the Yvonne and Jean Riechers collection mainly featured the early 17 th century still life genre in France. The more unobtrusive portraits…
Memories of the Pausa Villa
Friendly ghosts of famous people and a magical setting overlooking the Mediterranean led to results that exceeded expectations.
An outpost in Versailles for the Osenat auction house
Fontainebleau, Paris, and now Versailles: Jean-Pierre Osenat aims to bring the 17 th and 18 th centuries back into the limelight by setting up in the…
The Aurance collection: sold under the aegis of the Aztec goddess
Collectors were undeterred by uncertainty over the holding of the sale, after Mexico's request to the French government for it to be cancelled, and…
Triumph for a rare Louis XIII coin
Bidding for an outstanding Louis XIII gold coin soared at the auction of an important collection of French royal coins formerly owned by a Bordeaux…
Alana Collection: the Italian exception
The very rare and exquisite Alana collection is on show at the Musée Jacquemart-André in Paris. An overview of Italian painting from Gothic art to…
Success for the Jean-Claude Delauney collection
Ten pre-emptions and a world record for Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen. Assembled by three generations with the same passion and high standards, the…
The exquisite Pierre Moussa collection
The banker, who died this summer, created his collection from pieces he fell in love with. A passion clearly shared, as a stream of fine results poured…
Landscapes from Russia
This auction house’s first sale at Drouot was successful, with 98% of the lots sold. It also proved interest in Ilya Kabakov, an artist who is rare…
Erté revisits the château of Beauty and the beasts
The sale of this dream-like world, a group of decorative items from an east Paris château, produced positively stratospheric results.
The Kahn library: from dreams to reality
A huge success awaited the extraordinary bindings and illustrations in the library of Geneviève and Jean-Paul Kahn.
The Thomas Vroom collection put in perspective
This group embodying the birth of modern architecture, no less, was greeted with honour beneath Drouot's dome.
The Kolchak archives, a well-turned page of Russian history
The documents come from the family of Admiral Alexander Kolchak, the head of the White forces.
The Brölemanns’ treasures, from an Arabic Bible to Venetian festivities
This successful "white glove" auction netted €372,000. All 259 works collected by the famous dynasty of Lyon bibliophiles found buyers.
The hieraticism of Teotihuacan
Several collections devoted to pre-Columbian arts, belonging to Mr M., Mr B. and Gérald Berjonneau, took place among showcases dominated by a hardstone…
The Biron collection: a sound taste for the 18th century
Renée and Louis Biron's collection achieved a splendid €1 M, led by a fine portrait of Houdon by Restout and a rare group of silverware featuring regional…
With Boudin and Renoir, like a longing for the sea, changing skies and light
Drouot’s first major event of the season lived up to expectations with a total result of €1,430,508.
Zingg: in praise of the rural world
The summer with its harvests outweighed the wintry weather at the sale of seven works by Jules-Émile Zingg from a private collection
A singular collection featuring a particular period
A passion for historical artists of the 20 th century led to a collection of works marked by rigorous choices and a sharp eye.
Vincent Lécuyer's longing for other worlds
A glittering reward for the rigorous eye of this well-known gallery owner, popular among his peers and the museum world.
A perfect pair and 18th-century French craftsmanship
The 18 th century made a triumphant return to Drouot with a beautiful suite of furnishings from major French collections, for a conclusive result flirting…
A library's hour of glory
The one belonging to Robert Beauvillain contained precious illuminated manuscripts that decidedly lit up the bidding.
Dürer, Rembrandt and Fragonard: Titans of the print
Awaited impatiently since its adjournment on 27 March, the sale of part of the former collection of Marcel Lecomte (1914-1996), a Parisian art lover,…
From the Serenissima to Thirties Paris
A collection of period bindings provided a recurrent theme through centuries of bibliophilia.
Anne Gruner: the quiet philanthropist
Creator of the Fondation des Treilles, Anne Gruner Schlumberger devoted her life to artists and built up a collection of works by Dubuffet, Arp, Ernst,…
Indulge yourself at the exhibition "Drouot Déco"
After months of confinement, reimagine your surroundings with a visit to "Drouot Déco", a selection of the most extraordinary – and affordable – art…
The Gilles Labrosse collection: fashion throughout the ages
Les Oeuvres Choisies – an exhibition not to be missed
Tutti frutti: one of the treasures of a dazzling jewellery collection
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