The past’s treasures are not in Vogue, except at this Art Fair

TEFAF Maastricht in the Netherlands is the last remaining fair for pre-20th-century works that is truly international. Can young collector, who mostly prefer contemporary art, be encouraged to buy?

“It’s by fair the most emotional card in my collection”, said van den Bergh.

The foundling card has a tragic background. A mother who was no longer able to care for her newborn child would lay the card to be found alongside her abandoned baby.

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