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PIERRE BERGÉ & AUCTIONS announces the sale of collections from Lutetia

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SALE FROM MAY 19 TO 25, 2014 PUBLIC VIEWING FROM MAY 15 TO 18, 2014 The LUTETIA, the Left Bank’s only large hotel and the regular rallying point of artists, designers and intellectuals, has entrusted the sale of a part of its collections to the auction house Pierre Bergé

Interlude for the Lutetia

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Paris’ historic Left Bank hotel closes its doors on April 14 for a 36-month make-over. Paris, April 14, 2014 –Ambassador since 1910 for the French art de vivre and symbol of prestige and refinement, the Hotel Lutetia closes its doors on April 14 for 3 years of renovation work;

Dilettantes, a champagne bar and cellar on rue de Savoie

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I’ve been wanting to share this address with you for some time now. It alone is worth the detour to the neighbourhood also home to Picasso’s studio, near the banks of the Seine. I get back to basics and consult my venerable dictionary, which confirms my guess: ‘Dilettante’ from