Sylvain Lévy-Alban – Rive Droite / Rive Gauche

Paris, 10-18 April

Forty years of passion, discoveries and encounters shaped Sylvain Lévy-Alban’s taste for 17th-century decor and objects boasting beautiful provenances. The Paris antique dealer exhibited his pieces, first in his gallery on Rue de Beaune, then on Quai Voltaire, with the same taste that can be found in his apartment near the Palais Royal. Baroness Elie de Rothschild, one of his teachers, taught him to mix different styles.

His apartment evoked the splendor and comfort of an English stately home, but enhanced by fanciful Italian pieces. The dining room, designed with his good friend Jacques Garcia, astonished guests with its fanciful architecture and chinoiserie decor. The sale will also feature decor from his country house in the Perche, illustrating his skill at mixing Portuguese azulejos, English cosiness and Italian-style gardens around the ruins of a French medieval abbey…

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