P hilippe Clerc is a Swiss art historian born in 1980. After studying art history at the University of Fribourg,  he worked for Christie's auction house in Geneva, before entering the service of various collectors and public and private institutions.

A specialist in Swiss painting of the 19th and 20th centuries, he is interested in little-known artists and makes every effort to bring their work back to light.

A fine connoisseur of the art market in Switzerland, he is also interested in the international art market and the world of collectors, collectors to whom he puts his knowledge and his network formed according to his experiences.



Secretary of the committee of the Association Rodolphe-Théophile Bosshard (Lausanne)

Secretary of the Swiss Society for the Study of Gustave Courbet (Geneva)

Member of the Committee of the Society of Friends of the Museum of Art and History of Geneva - SAMAH (Geneva)

Member of the committee of the Emile Chambon Foundation (Geneva)

Member of the committee of the association Pro Friborg (Fribourg)

Member of the committee of the Association Les Amis d'Erich Hermès  (Geneva)

Member of the Association for the Promotion of the Swiss Institute for the Study of Art - SIK-ISEA (Zurich)

Member of the Swiss Association of Art Historians (ASHHA)