ALEXANDRA PASCASSIO MANFREDI AND DAVIDE MANFREDI
own and operate the Galerie Pascassio Manfredi, located in the heart of Paris’s historic St. Germain-des-Pres neighborhood, long a center of city’s cultural life. The Gallery specializes in the buying and selling of art fromSoutheast Asia. Its particular areas of expertise are the tribal arts of Indonesia and the Philippines, where Mr. Manfredi has traveled frequently since the 1970s in search of objects. Mrs. Pascassio is a graduate of the Ecole du Louvre and a veteran of the Paris art gallery scene. She also has edited catalogues of Indonesian masks and Kachina.
Among their clients are some of the leading private collectors of tribal art in Europe and North America. They have placed objects in the collections of such institutions as the Musee du Quai Branly, Paris, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Museo Pigorini, Rome, the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore.