Gérald Genta Icon of Time


Gérald Genta was one of the greatest watch designers of the 20th century; a visionary who was described as the ‘Picasso of Watches’. In this latest episode of Expert Voices, learn about his revolutionary watch designs and how he brought a new vision, a new dynamism, to the field of horology. Discover how Gérald painted each of his designs, crafted with so much precision they could then be manufactured identical to his illustration. Gérald Genta’s designs are offered as part of Sotheby’s upcoming Gérald Genta: Icon of Time auctions (10 – 24 February | Geneva) (7 – 16 March | Hong Kong) (13–27 April | New York). Click here for more videos.

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