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Frederick Mulder awarded 'Eminence Grise' in The Spear's 500 by Frederick Mulder

Described as "Europe’s definitive guide to the top wealth managers, lawyers and advisers for HNW individuals", we are delighted to be included in the second edition of The Spear's 500. Listed under the Art Advisor's section, Frederick Mulder has been awarded the status of 'Eminence Grise', and is the only print-specific specialist listed.

"Mulder has spent the 40 years of his career celebrating and promoting the diversity, originality and beauty of the printed medium, whether etching, lithograph or other technique. He started spanning the entire history of printmaking, from the 1460s to his day, but now he specialises in Picasso, whose prints often came out in editions of 50. That doesn’t make them easy to acquire, however, price aside: many prints ‘are still disappearing at an enormous rate into institutions’ who can’t afford original paintings or drawings, thus perhaps only half of an edition is still in private hands..."

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After a closely fought debate, Spear's declare Fred Mulder's Matisse 'Apollinaire' cut-out their masterpiece of Masterpiece 2015 by Frederick Mulder

Last Thursday, five dealers went head to head as part of the Spear's Masterpiece breakfast debate, vying to have their object voted the Spear's masterpiece of Masterpiece 2015. It was a tough contest between this year's speakers: Philip Mould; architect Rafael Viñoly; wine dealer Stephen Williams of AWC; Edmondo di Robilant of Robilant + Voena; and our very own prints expert Frederick Mulder. But the winner by a head was Fred Mulder and our Matisse 'Apollinaire' cut-out.

To listen to the debate in full and for more information, please click here.

Masterpiece runs until 6pm on Wed 1st July. Please do come and visit us and our cut-outs at Stand A40. You can find more information here.

Spear's Masterpiece Breakfast 2015: Frederick Mulder to join the panel by Frederick Mulder

Spear’s have invited Fred Mulder to join them on the panel at their breakfast debate during Masterpiece London 2015, to be held on Thursday 25th June.

The breakfast, sponsored by 432 Park Avenue, New York, is a lively, amusing, provocative look at art and the art world. In 2014, art dealer and gallerist Philip Mould retained his crown, beating Viscount Linley, Theo Fennell and others to have his object declared, by audience vote, the masterpiece of Masterpiece.

As well as Philip, this year's speakers include architect Rafael Viñoly, wine dealer Stephen Williams and of course prints expert Frederick Mulder

For more information and the full article, please click here.