Watchmaking is one of the oldest and most celebrated artistic crafts, a fascinating combination of science, technique and art.
This volume chronicles the history of a profession that is a fascinating combination of science, technique and art. This artistic craft preserves the charm of tradition and, at the same time, it has accepted the challenge posed by the evolution of technology.
Dominique Fléchon was born in Paris in 1948, where he lives and works. He is an authority in the field of artistic horology. He contributes to many specialist publications and organises high profile exhibitions of period timepieces, such as the ones displayed every year during the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva. Together with Franco Cologni, he is co-author of the book “Cartier”.