Axel Rondouin holds a degree in Art History from La Sorbonne and a Private Law Degree from Assas University. He began his career as a clerk at French Auction House, in Drouot, where for 5 years, he contributed to Sales Management, Valuation, and Estate Appraisals. Following an Asset Management Masters degree. Axel was trained on the Wealth Management side of a renowned European private bank. Combining what he learned there with his previous experience, he founded a prominent Fine Art asset management firm in 2010. There he developed an extensive international clientele and a global network of galleries, dealers, institutions, and collectors. He is responsible for the discovery of several major works, which now hang in prestigious collections and museums in Europe. Axel is also a lecturer on the topic of Art Market Law at Rennes University in France. Currently, he manages prestigious private collections in Europe, North and South America pertaining to Old Masters and Modern Paintings and will be releasing a book on famous artist Jacques Cartier, a well-known artist, in mid-2019.
In 2019, Axel opened Sarto Gallery in Paris France, located steps away from the prestigious Saint-Germain-des-Prés, soon after collaborating on a second gallery Adda & Sarto, located on Avenue Matignon.