Éric de Chassey

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Éric de Chassey
Born Éric de Buretel de Chassey
1965 (aged 51 or 52)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality French
Education École Normale Supérieure
Occupation Director of the French Academy in Rome
Spouse(s) Anne Consigny (2013-present)

Éric de Buretel de Chassey (born 1965, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.) is a French historian of French art, art critic, and professor of contemporary art history at François Rabelais University in Tours, France.

Born in the United States to French parents, Benoît de Buretel de Chassey (1941–2012) and Brit Michon du Marais (born 1943), he was raised in France. On 4 September 2009, he was named director of the French Academy in Rome, succeeding Frédéric Mitterrand. He has been married since 2013 to actress Anne Consigny.[1]


  1. ^ "Eric de Chassey succède à Frédéric Mitterrand à la Villa Médicis". Le Monde (in French). 7 September 2009. Retrieved 10 May 2012.