In this Sotheby’s video, we unravel an absorbing tale of espionage and fine art, played out in Europe’s years of extreme trauma.
We meet Daniel Cordier, a French Resistance fighter whose cover as an art dealer during World War II would lead him to a life-long passion for collecting. Despite the grim circumstances of his life, the danger-fraught world of secret intelligence would cultivate a love within him for the works of leading artists of the time.
View the original video here.
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