Isabelle de Marseul-Montéran, artist born in 1955 in Saint-Cloud (92), has excelled in painting and restoring old lacquerware since her youth. After winning prestigious distinctions such as the "Meilleurs Ouvriers de France" medal in 1994, she founded her own restoration workshop in Paris in 1978. Recognized for her talent and expertise, she restored pieces for museums in renowned such as the Museum of Decorative Arts of Paris and the Jacquemart-André Museum. At the same time, she created original lacquer works, exhibited in international events and acquired by collectors around the world. His work has been widely publicized, with appearances in renowned magazines and appearances on television and radio.
Some achievements among others equally prestigious:
- Restoration of Marie-Antoinette's harpsichord in gold lacquer and martin varnish at the Palace of Versailles. - Creation of his master's work, a black lacquer cabinet with gold relief decorations, inspired by Japanese lacquers. - Presentation of his restored 18th century chest of drawers, as well as other lacquer objects, at the Salon du Patrimoine in Paris. - Restoration of Art Deco furniture, including the Eileen Gray console exhibited at the Galerie de Vos (Paris) and the Beaubourg Museum. - Restoration of a piano in gold lacquer and Martin varnish for a major Monegasque collector, with the collaboration of 7 specialists and under the tutelage of Henry Collet, renowned cabinetmaker.