Academic History and Early Career
Camille Leprince is an expert and antique dealer specializing in fine European ceramics. A graduate of the École du Louvre and the Sorbonne University, he began his professional training at the National Museum of Ceramics, Sèvres (now renamed Cité de la Céramique - Sèvres & Limoges) under the direction of Antoinette Hallé. He completed this training in the ceramics department at Christie’s New-York and in the curatorial department at the Hispanic Society of America (New-York).
He collaborated for over a decade with Michel Vandermeersch, building experience as an expert in public auctions in Paris (Drouot Auction) as well as exhibiting on International Art fairs.
He also worked for renowned American collectors such as Richard Baron Cohen in the management of the Twinight Collection, a famous collection of European neoclassical porcelain and miniatures, and the world traveling show of its exhibition (Schloss Charlottenburg, Berlin, Palais Lichtenstein, Vienna, Musée National de Ceramique, Sévres, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).
Meet Camille Leprince
As an art historian and scholar Camille has given lectures around the world in cultural public institutions; both at museums and cultural societies. His lectures are given in tandem to the publication of his studies by Feu et Talent. The latest lecture, seen below, was given at the Frick in May 2019 during the exhibition Master Pieces of French faience, showcasing the collection of Sidney R. Knafel with whom Camille as worked for many years.
Hosted by the Detroit Institute of Arts
Camille Leprince and Justin Raccanello
Published by the French Porcelain Society Journal