Without question the oldest Parisian gallery dedicated to promoting the Decorative Arts of the 20th Century (up to 1969), Félix Marcilhac is an internationally recognized specialist who has in his gallery, located at 8 rue Bonaparte, a collection of works by artists who are among the best in their field. He is the author of definitive books on artists as renowned as René Lalique and Maurice Marinot, but also the sculptors Joseph Csaky, Gustave Miklos, Edouard Marcel Sandoz or Chana Orloff, for which he published the Catalogue Raisonnés. He has also written a major works on the Orientalist painter Jacques Majorelle, the artist Paul Jouve and the lacquer work of Jean Dunand. In addition, he has written on the interior design work of André Domin and Marcel Genevrière, the prestigious Maison Dominique (for which the pieces are highly sought-after), and André Groult, an artist whose work in Galuchat is highly respected.
In addition to offering works from these artists who are regularly exhibited in the gallery, the following artists are also showcased: Jacques Adnet, André Arbus, Pierre Chareau and Jean Lurçat, Marcel Coard, Paul Dupré-Lafon, Jules Leleu, Eugène Printz, Louis Sue and André Mare of the Compagnie des Arts français, and François-Louis Schmied. His son, Félix-Félix Marcilhac, has assisted his father for several years, organizing numerous retrospective exhibitions featuring sculpture and painting, as well as decorative art. These exhibitions have proven to be a great success year after year. Their participation in the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris in 2010, as well as their previous participation in the highest quality trade-shows, has helped affirm their international pre-eminence as a leading gallery of Decorative Arts in the 20th Century.