T his fall season’s New York sale features an array of Old Master paintings encompassing a wide range of genres, periods, and geographies. In addition to an ensemble of alluring female portraits, Master Paintings also offers a charming assortment of piscatorial still lives from the esteemed Tahitian collection of Paul Yeou Chichong. Several paintings are offered without reserve, providing opportunities for collectors to acquire works at a variety of price points.
Amassed over decades and across continents, the collection of Paul Yeou Chichong is an encyclopedic grouping of the art historical canon amassed through diligence and with a love of art by a true connoisseur. The collection, until now, has been housed in Tahiti for decades, a location at once unusual yet fitting considering the oceanic nature of the work. In addition to his remarkable collection of Impressionist and Modern Art, M Chichong built a refined collection of Old Master Paintings with a focus on Dutch and Flemish artists, several of which are offered here.