Laure Chevalier, PhD is CEO of AGALMATA, a firm based in Paris (France). AGALMATA Art advisory provides consulting services in art buying and helps shaping an art collection, from auction representation (including the arrangement of private treaty sales) to collection management, in various fields of European Arts : Antiquities, Old Masters, European sculpture, Impressionists, Modern Art.
The services will be adjusted to the identified needs of the collector and carried out with strict confidentiality, in an impartial and unbiased way, and in complete safety.
These services include :
- Authentication and attribution, to ensure authoritative due diligence and to avoid costly mistakes - Valuations of unique items and collections for both art market and insurance purposes - Auctions representation and private treaty sales - Collection management including curatorial expertise, cataloguing data, bespoke databases development - Direction of scientific imaging and physico-chemical analysis campaigns (custom protocols) - Follow-up of restorations, verification of intervention protocols - Logistics management including shipping, export licenses, displays, hanging, museum framing, objects mounting - Dedicated team under the direction of Laure Chevalier - Mobile laboratory