When I was in Baltimore in August at the Antique Show, I was fortunate to meet
, a private dealer in French art and art adviser based in New York and Paris. I was really taken with several of the little gems she had with her, but especially a small nude and a little canal scene painted in Venice around Sargent's time. She spent some time talking with me and kindly sent me this article she had published in 2011 in Fine Art Connoisseur and said I could share it with her blessing.
Assembling a Collection in France by Carole Pinto
My inspiration for this article came after one too many strangers
exclaimed, upon learning that I am an art dealer, “I’d love to
buy art, but I can’t afford it!”
(click this link to read on)
See the bathing woman 2nd from the upper left corner? and a little Venetian canal painting on the far left of the table? Those were my favorites at this booth. I'm a sucker for French art. Most of my favorite painters are dead French artists.