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Harold Hessel

Expert Antiques / Art (classical) / Books / Coins / Curio / Records / Vinyl / Stamps / Wine

Rigour, thoroughness and curiosity are essential to carry out my profession successfully.

Harold Hessel

Since the creation of top French TV show Affaire Conclue in 2017, Harold Hessel has been its expert. He comes from a Bavarian family that has been living in the region of Bordeaux for a long time. Harold always wanted to use his love for tradition to help the art market.

Harold has worked at the Hôtel Drouot, with a famous Parisian decorator, with a gallerist of the Carré Rive Gauche and finally for an online website of artworks. He also shares his passion through his own expert consulting business. He gives advice on and valuations of paintings, jewellery, furniture, artworks and wine.

  • Has a Bachelor’s degree in Art History and a Master’s degree in Law
  • Earned an auctioneer degree in 2004
  • Worked at the Hôtel Drouot and the Carré Rive Gauche in Paris
  • Owns an expert consulting business, specialised in paintings, jewellery, furniture, artworks and wine

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