Artcurial to auction the intimate and unprecedented collection of André Malraux

On 19th June, Artcurial’s Inventories & Collections Department will auction off the personal collection of André Malraux, consisting of over one hundred lots. Delving into the eclectic universe of this cultural and political figure from the twentieth century, the auction takes you on a voyage of discovery into the intimate museum of André Malraux. Among the unique objects that he surrounded himself with in the intimacy of his last home of Verrières-le-Buisson, we must pause on the desk with which he wrote his final books, the works of major artists with whom he became friends in the course of his life such as Georges Braque, Joan Miró and Emile Gilioli. One also discovers his pronounced taste for art from around the world through some objects of primitive, pre-Columbian and Asian art, through to a beautiful set of Haitian paintings. André Malraux caricatures representing Pablo Picasso also reveal his own talents

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