Salon du Dessin

The Salon du Dessin is a dedicated drawings fair held in Paris since 1991. The location of the fair moved to the Grand Palais in 1993 and then the Palais Bourse in 1996.

Traditionally, the Salon du Dessin has a new artist design its poster for each event.


Paris Drawings Week draws on a 28-year legacy

18 March 2019

The long-standing fair 'Salon du Dessin' remains at the core of the annual works on paper events in the French capital.

Head of John the Baptist by Cesare da Sesto

Buyers pack the aisles at Salon du Dessin opening

23 March 2018

The Salon du Dessin opened this week for its 27th edition at the Palais Brongniart in the Bourse district of Paris. There was the usual mix of languages at this international event that draws collectors, dealers and curators to Paris from far afield to see what new discoveries the 39 exhibitors have bought to the specialist works on paper fair.


Exhibitor highlights at the Salon du Dessin

12 March 2018

The roster of exhibitor names at the Salon du Dessin underscores the international standing of this specialist event. Although it is organised by a committee of Paris dealers, more than half the participants come from overseas.

Drawn to Paris attractions as wide range of exhibitions and auctions coincide with Salon du Dessin

12 March 2018

It is time to celebrate the art of works on paper in Paris. Centred around the 27-year-old specialist fair, the Salon du Dessin, held from March 21-26, will be a whole roster of auctions, fairs, dealers’ selling shows and events in the city’s museums and institutions.

Salon du Dessin

Salon du Dessin draws the art crowd in Paris

22 March 2017

It was back to the drawing board in Paris this week, or rather the drawings fair. The vernissage of the Salon du Dessin, the city's longstanding and well respected drawings fair, opened for its 26th edition on March 21.

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Paris draws crowds to works on paper events

31 March 2015

Any drawings enthusiast visiting Paris last week would have been spoilt for choice.


Salon now proves as much of a draw at the Bourse

01 March 2005

The annual Paris Salon du Dessin will showcase 30 of the world’s premier drawings specialists at the Palais de la Bourse in Paris from March 16-21.