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Gaston L(ouis) Feuardent

Biography

Born in Cherbourg, France and a French art dealer. Moved to London in 1868 with Rollin & Feuardent. Came to America in 1876. 

He conducted two auctions in New York City in 1884-85. Curator of Archaeology for the American Numismatic Society.

Between 1880 and 1885 he was involved in a dispute with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola, director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, over the authenticity of artifacts from Cyprus.

He died at home in New York City.

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies

 

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