Michel Périnet was renowned for his taste and discretion. As a jeweller, he built the finest Art Nouveau collection, centered around the creations of René Lalique. Michel Périnet subsequently discovered and embraced Modern Art, particularly the work of Francis Picabia, and later discovered the Arts of Africa and Oceania, which sparked a lasting enthusiasm that would never leave him. His passion and tenacity, allowed him to build extraordinary collections, which bear the fruit of his rigorous work and legendary eye. On this occasion, Michel Périnet's collection of masterpieces of African, Oceanic and American art, of which many with exceptional provenance, will be unveiled to the public after having been safeguarded and treasured by Michel Périnet for as long as 50 years.