In addition to Franses, only three from the following list remain in business under the ownership and direction of the original family. Franses continues the tradition of dealing in the very finest works, valuing, connoisseurship and scholarly research.

In Britain

Arditti, London
C John, London
Jekylls Ltd, London
Mayorcas, London
J M Pontremoli, London
Vigo Art Galleries, London
Perez, London
Vincent Robinson, London
V & C Sternberg, London

In Europe

Dario Boccara, Paris
Stefano Bardini, Florence
Otto Bernheimer, Munich
Catan, Paris
Cittone, Milan
Jean Larcade, Paris
Jacques and Germain Seligmann, Paris
Joseph Soustiel, Paris

In North America

Doris and Vojtech Blau, New York City
Benguiat, New York City
Ohan Berberyan, New York  City
Karekin Beshir, New York City
Ernest Brummer, New York City
G J Demotte Inc, New York City
Dildarian Inc, New York City
Duveen Brothers, New York City
French & Co, New York City
Dikran Kelekian, New York City
Adolph Lowei Inc, Los Angeles
Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York City
Mitchell Samuels, New York City
Wildenstein, New York City

From time to time we will post some images of these dealers, their galleries, or the masterpieces they handled:


Milton and Robert Samuels of French & Company in the tapestry gallery, New York
Image from a French & Company advertisement circa 1966

The Triumph of Time – a Gothic tapestry from the Chateau de Chaumont being shown by Mitchell Samuels (right) in the late 1950’s. It was part of a set of three acquired from the Clarence Mackay collection. The three tapestries¬†were valued at more than $300,000 and were acquired by the Cleveland Museum of Art in 1960