Collections: The Gift of Love

Harlem made him an honorary citizen for his early defense of African primitive sculpture. Modigliani drew his portrait and inscribed it to "The New Pilot" of modern art. He discovered Soutine and, the story has it, once sold a hundred of his paintings in a single batch to the U.S. collector Albert Barnes. But as one of Paris's most successful art dealers, the late Paul Guillaume had one flaw: he would not part with what he loved best. For this the Louvre Museum expressed its heartfelt thanks last week, as it installed...

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