Portraiture’s Power to Penetrate the Human Soul

Discover an incredible insight into human psychology captured through the theme of portraiture, in this episode of Expert Voices. Sotheby's upcoming sale ‘Traits et Portraits’ (28 March | Paris) features 24 works on paper from a distinguished private London collection and includes highlights by Gericault, Ribera and Picasso. Taking place during the Salon du Dessin, Paris’s annual festival of works on paper, the sale features a dazzling group that spans four centuries and delves deeply into the art of portraying the human soul.

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