Jean Touret and the Resurrection of Les Artisans de Marolles

La Gazette Drouot
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The sculptor fell into oblivion after the success of Les Artisans de Marolles in the 1950s-1960s. This spring, a book and two exhibitions in Paris will bring him back to life—and provide an opportunity to see how his prices have trended. Les Artisans de Marolles et du Loir-et-Cher, under the artistic direction of Jean Touret (1916-2004), c. 1960, light oak rectangular enfilade, wrought iron handles, stamped "Marolles" twice with the elephant, 98.5 x 199.5 x 50 cm/38.78 x 78.54 x 19.68 cm. Tours, November 20, 2021. Hôtel des ventes Giraudeau OVV. Result: €29 760 No man is a prophet in

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