First International Art Fair Dedicated to Old Master Paintings to be Launched in Paris


PARIS.- The first international art fair dedicated to Old Master paintings, will open to the public from Friday 4 to Tuesday 8 November 2011 at the renowned Palais de la Bourse, the former stock exchange located in the heart of the Paris art scene. This important new event was devised by ten leading Parisian paintings dealers who wish to share their passion for the field and to encourage the wider appreciation of paintings from the 14th to the mid 19th centuries. They have invited ten important international colleagues from London , Amsterdam , Zurich , Rome , Madrid and New York to join them in this showcase for excellence. The ten Paris dealers, led by Maurizio Canesso of Galerie Canesso, are Didier Aaron et Cie, Éric Coatalem, De Jonckheere, Talabardon & Gautier, Haboldt & Co, Jean-François Heim, Jacques Leegenhoek, Galerie Giovanni Sarti, and Galerie Claude Vittet. From London come