Monday, November 21, 2016

Alain Delon’s menagerie of sculptures by Rembrandt Bugatti

CHRISTIES
Rembrandt Bugatti — brother of Ettore Bugatti, founder of the eponymous automobile company — was a brilliant sculptor of animals. Touched by the story of Bugatti’s premature death, the actor Alain Delon has amassed a superb collection of his work ‘This selection of 12 works by Rembrandt Bugatti belongs to the famous actor Alain Delon,’ explains specialist Pauline de Smedt, introducing a collection of bronze animals and female figures by the artist, to be offered at Christie’s Paris in the sale Centenaire Bugatti, on 22 November. [link]