The Salon du Dessin: A Breath of Fresh Air

La Gazette Drouot
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The Salon du Dessin A Breath of Fresh Air-1

The Salon du Dessin, a global benchmark for lovers of beautiful works on paper, returns to its spring dates. The 31st edition spotlights Italy and Sweden. Simon Vouet (1590-1649), Study for a Figure of Hercules Spinning Wool, black chalk enhanced by white chalk highlights on beige paper, 40 x 26 cm/15.74 x 10.23 in.Galerie De Bayser. Last year, A Barn Owl by Nicolas Robert (1614-1685), from the Rosenberg Collection, stared the many visitors to the Palais Brongniart right in the eye. Just as hypnotizing is his PapaverSomniferum on the poster of the 31st Salon du Dessin, which returns to its traditional dates, March 22 to 27. The work comes

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