19th-century works include landscapes, genre scenes, portraits and Symbolist paintings. An extraordinary work, unknown to the art market and exhibited for the first time: Allégories de la Force et du Droit, c. 1872, by Charles Revel (1829-1888) or the struggle of Prussia overthrowing France during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870. Charles Revel illustrates the words given to the German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck: "Strength prevails over Law". He succeeded in sublimating the French defeat into a moral victory over an adversary caricatured by a carnivorous black eagle. Symbolism will also be represented by works by Jules Clarin, Nicolas-Auguste Laurens, Ange Supparo and others, as well as magnificent portraits by Franz-Xaver Winterhalter of the Countess Esher, the painter Aimée Brune-Pagès and Auguste Loustaunau. Finally, paintings depicting the Belle Époque and Parisian life: various portraits of Sarah Bernhardt, including one painted by Louise Abbema as an illustration...
BRAFA 2024 - Segoura Fine Art - Dossier de presse
Founded : 2008
S.N.A. Syndicat National des Antiquaires Négociants en Objets d'Art Tableaux anciens et modernes de France, C.E.A. Compagnie des Experts en Antiquités et Objets d'Art, CEDEA Confédération Européenne des Experts d'Art
Biennale des Antiquaires - Paris, TEFAF Maastricht, Moscow World Fine Art Fair