Medieval works of art from the Marquet de Vasselot Collection to be sold at Christie’s in Paris


PARIS.- Christie’s Paris announced its forthcoming sale composed of 24 lots from the Marquet de Vasselot collection. Not only due to their quality but also their provenance, these exceptional works of art can be considered medieval treasures intimately tied to the history of art. They will be offered on the 16th of November in Paris for a global estimate of € 2.000.000 – 3.000.000. The medieval works of art in the Collection of Jean-Joseph Marquet de Vasselot (1871-1946) were in large part inherited from his father-in-law Victor Prosper Martin Le Roy (1842-1918) who put together a magnificent grouping at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th centuries in France. The sale includes exceptional pieces, acquired from the most eminent collections of art of the 19th century among them Frédéric Spitzer, Michel Boy and Eugène Piot. The magnificent works of art assembled by Martin le Roy was studied