Talabardon & Gautier: 30 Years of Passion Results in Auction Success

La Gazette Drouot
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A flurry of preemptions and an exciting atmosphere accompanied the partial dispersion of the Talabardon & Gautier Gallery collection at Drouot. Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845), Jeune fille portant son frère sur ses épaules dans un jardin (Young Girl Carrying Her Brother on Her Shoulders in a Garden), c. 1707-1799, pierre noire, shading and white gouache highlights on buff paper, 47.3 x 33.9 cm/18.62 x 13.34 in. Sold for: €243,200. As David Norman said immediately after the Thursday session: This sale brought major dealers and collectors from all over the world to Drouot. Obviously, the date had been carefully chosen, since it coincided with the Salon du

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