"Succession De M. Henri Samuel" 1996 Christie's Monaco

[224] pp.

10 1/2" x 8 1/2"


Christie's Monaco

 15 Decembre 1996 

Fine/ Fine

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Henri Samuel (1904–1996) was one of the foremost French interior designers of the twentieth century, hailed by Architectural Digest as a "supreme master of progressive historicism". He was a leading interpreter of le gout Rothschild after the Second World War and helped restore Chateau de Ferrières and Chateau Lafite in the 1950s. His clients included several members of the Rothschild family, the fashion designer Valentino, and the prominent collector Jayne Wrightsman.

 (Henri Samuel 1904-1996, contemporary French decorator, passed by the Maison Jansen, decoration of the Château de Ferrières for Guy and Marie-Hélène de Rothschild, decoration for Edmond de Rothschild, decoration for Louise de Vilmorin, decoration for the Vanderbilts, decoration for Prince Aga Khan, decoration for the couturier Valentino, decoration for the Vanderbilts, restoration of the Petit Trianon and reconstruction of The Queen's Chamber at Versailles, mix of styles, XVIII century, XIX century, Empire style, Napoleon III style, furniture collection of Philippe Hiquily, Ron Ferri, César, Arman, Diego Giacometti, François Arnal, Atelier A, Guy de Rougemont, Sylvain Dubuisson, Marco de Gueltzl ...)

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