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French & Company

Old Master and 19th century paintings
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French & Company was founded in the mid-19th century and was active supplying American robber barons - and the museums they founded - with decorative arts, sculpture and tapestries. In 1968 Martin Zimet, a former Wall Street banker and oilman, bought the firm. Henry joined the business in 1981. Today, we buy and sell European paintings from the Renaissance to the mid-20th century. Our inventory includes masterpieces by Gustave Courbet and Willem Claesz. Heda as well as numerous other treasures. Over the past decades many European and American museums have been clients. We welcome inquiries and are open by appointment.

Insights From The Exhibitor


  • Jankel Adler
  • Frederic Church
  • Gustave Courbet
  • Charles Coypel
  • Eugène Delacroix
  • Léon Frédéric
  • Willem Claesz. Heda
  • Willem Kalf
  • Sir Edwin Landseer
  • Carl Julius von Leypold
  • Simon Luttichuys
  • Francesco Noletti
  • Jacob van Oost
  • Jacob van Ruisdael
  • Ivan Shishkin
  • Jan Toorop
  • Wilhelm Trübner
  • Lucas Valckenborch
  • Pasko Vucetic
  • James Ward