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By joining the Biennale des Antiquaires, Paris Tableau has strengthened the number of exhibitors in old masters.


The Biennale des Antiquaires presents this year a symposium organized by Paris Tableau
and whose 
management was entrusted to Mr. Christophe Leribault,
General Curator of Heritage and Director of the Petit Palais.


"The dandy, from Van Dyck to Oscar Wilde",
The symposium will be held Tuesday, September 13, 2016 in the auditorium of the Petit Palais.


Tying in with the Oscar Wilde exhibition taking place at the Petit Palais at the end of September,
this symposium brings together leading experts in the history of painting
who will trace the development of the figure of the dandy
in male portraiture from the 17th to the late 19th centuries. 


Alexis Merle du Bourg, Art Historian
Van Dyck, painter of dandies: similarities and dissimilarities 


Guillaume Kientz, Curator of paintings at the Musée du Louvre
Great painters and “petimetres”. Dandyism in the Spanish portrait from Velázquez to Goya 


Hugh Belsey, Senior Research Fellow, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London 
Without the least tincture of barbarism: adopting foreign manners in late eighteenth- century England


Philippe Bordes, Professor of Art History at University of Lyon 2
Republican elegance in male portraiture (1789–1799)


Erica Hirshler, Croll Senior Curator of American Paintings, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
John Singer Sargent and the Dandy 


Jean-David Jumeau-Lafond, Art Historian
Fin-de-siècle portraits: from the dandy to the aesthete. 


Download the Program in PDF


Limited available seats. Entry with an access way to the Biennale des Antiquaires, or a coupon given during your visit of the Biennale.


With the support of GT Finance, Apollo, L'Objet d'Art & Burlington Magazine 

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