After directing the gallery L’Or du Temps specializing in rare books and manuscripts relating to the avant garde of the early 20th century for fifteen years, Sebastien Simon Petibon, founded and now runs the gallery and art advising company Guttklein Fine Art.

Located at 12, rue de Seine in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Près, the historic centre for Parisian modern art galleries, our intimate and private spaces are open on appointment.

Guttklein Fine Art acts principally as advisor to private collectors in the following:

• Sourcing and providing expertise on major works
• Development and optimization of collections
• Selecting the most appropriate methods of disposal (private sales, by public auction, etc.)
• Providing advice and/or accompaniment for administrative, fiscal and customs formalities.



At the same address, the gallery has a vast space whose volumes allow museum quality exhibitions, both one-person and thematic, to be held.

From the Nabis to the Surrealists, the great European abstract artists to American Expressionists, Guttklein Fine Art regularly offers works by Geneviève Asse, Georges Baselitz, James Bishop, Georges Braque, Anthony Caro, Jean Degottex, Nicolas de Staël, Jean Dubuffet, Max Ernst, Jean Fautrier, Sam Francis, Alberto Giacometti, Simon Hantaï, Wifredo Lam, Henri Laurens, André Masson, Roberto Matta, Joan Mitchell, Robert Motherwell, A.R. Penck, Judit Reigl, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Iaroslav Serpan, Joseph Sima, Antoni Tapies, Édouard Vuillard, amongst others.