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Paul Sormani La Belle Epoque

Paul Sormani, born in Venice in 1817, was trained as a cabinetmaker and moved to Paris opening his first shop in 1847. Under the patronage of Empress Eugenie, wife of Emperor Napoleon III, Sormani created superior works in the Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI styles, copying the originals and surpassing their quality. Known […]

January 11, 2019

Warming up to a Summery Discovery Auction

This week, ending May, 29th, Alex Cooper is proud to offer a wide variety of furniture, art, and jewelry in our online-only Discovery Auction- with all lots starting at $20. Here are a few highlights of the auction, perfect to get you in that summer mood. The first highlight is this wonderful lithograph by Thomas […]

May 25, 2018