TEFAF dis­tin­guished by the range and qual­ity on of­fer

Des O’sul­li­van looks at some of the high­lights at The Euro­pean Fine Art Fair in Maas­tricht

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The daddy of all fairs, The Euro­pean Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) is un­der way in Maas­tricht in The Nether­lands.

Dis­tin­guished by the range and qual­ity of what is on of­fer, this large fair is a hub for more than 280 of the worlds finest art, an­tiques and de­sign deal­ers and is di­vided into a va­ri­ety of sec­tions. Mem­bers have brought their very best pieces to the show this year.

Sculp­ture from across the cen­turies is par­tic­u­larly well rep­re­sented this year. There is an ex­tra­or­di­nary, evoca­tive bronze piece, Torso of a Crouch­ing Woman

‘Cavallo e Cava­liere’ by Marino Marini (1901-1980) at TEFAF. RIGHT: This wall li­brary wa s awarded the Grand Prix and Gold Medal at the Brussels Ex­po­si­tion of 1958. It is at TEFAF this year.

‘Torso of a Crouch­ing Woman’ by Camille Claudel at TEFAF Maas­tricht.

Black Uli, a Stand­ing Statue from New Ire­land at TEFAF.

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