Les Enluminures
Sandra Hindmann
1, rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Paris, 75001
Phone: +33-1-4260-1558

Sandra Hindman

Founder and President

Sandra divides her time between Paris, Chicago, and New York. Expert in manuscript illumination, Sandra Hindman holds a Ph.D. in the History of Art and has written many books and articles on the subject of illuminated manuscripts. She is Professor Emerita of Art History at Northwestern University..


List of Books written by Sandra Hindman

Christopher de Hamel

Senior Vice-President, Specialist, Manuscripts

Christopher holds four doctorates, from both Oxford and Cambridge and two honorary D. Litts. He has written multiple books on manuscripts and book collecting. While at Sotheby’s he conducted some of the most high-profile sales the manuscript community has witnessed. Christopher will liaison with private and institutional clients worldwide, giving advice and support in selling and buying manuscripts. Dr. de Hamel is also Librarian of the Parker Library at Corpus Christi College in Cambridge.


Keegan Goepfert

Vice-President, Director – Chicago and New York

He graduated from Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois, with a B.A. degree in Art History (2005) and the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, England, with a M.A. in the History of Art specializing in Medieval Art. (2012). He directs the operations in Chicago and New York. In addition, he focuses on client development, in-house exhibitions and international art fairs.


Laura Pauly

Business Manager – Chicago and New York

Laura holds a MBA from the University of Houston with a specialization in accounting and finance and a B.S. degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Texas, Austin. She has worked as an independent accountant for over 20 years for a variety of different businesses. She joined Les Enluminures in September of 2012.



Gallery Manager – Chicago

Laura holds a degree in the History of Art and Architecture from DePaul University. Her studies center on the Byzantine Empire, and she was awarded a research grant (2015) in which she explored the relationship between Byzantium and contemporary fashion. She joined Les Enluminures in 2016 and assists with operations, inventory, artwork records, and projects.



Business and Office Manager – Paris

Gaia received her Laurea degree in Art History in 2005 from the University of Parma in Italy, where she specialized in medieval iconography. She earned a Masters I from the École du Louvre in Museology and a Masters II in the Art Market with a thesis on medieval manuscripts. She joined Les Enluminures in 2007 and as Office Manager oversees Paris operations, accounting, and publications.



Operations Manager – Paris

Karen holds a degree in literature from the University of Udine in Italy. She served as Office Manager in Paris for 5 years before leaving to work in television in Italy for 2 years. She rejoined the team at Les Enluminures in 2010 and is predominantly responsible for web content of the portal site and the rings site, as well as supporting aspects of European operations.



Art Director – Paris

Fleur holds a First Class BA (Hons.) degree in Art History from the University of Manchester. She joins Les Enluminures in 2017, following ten years of experience in the auction world at Sotheby’s and Pierre Bergé & Associés. Her responsibilities include working with European clients and organizing art fairs and other special events in Europe.


Fabio Epifani

Media Consultant

Fabio received a Laurea degree in Archaeology and Art History from the University of Milan in 2008 and a Specialized Masters in Management of Cultural and Artistic Activities from the ESCP-Europe in Paris in 2010. He joined Les Enluminures in 2011 and oversees updates of the websites.


Laura Light

Director and Senior Specialist, Text Manuscripts

Laura holds degrees in history from Bryn Mawr College and in medieval history from UCLA. She has published widely on the Paris Bible and its precursors, including an exhibition catalogue on the Bible for Harvard University, where she worked as cataloguer of medieval manuscripts at the Houghton Library. She has recently edited a book on “Form and Function in the Late Medieval Bible.” She is in charge of cataloguing projects for text manuscripts.



Research Specialist

Matt holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and degrees in Art History from the University of Denver and University of Colorado. His research is focused on sculpture and illuminated manuscripts from Spain and France. He joined Les Enluminures in 2014 and describes miniatures and manuscripts, rings, and other works of art.



Specialist, Jewelry

Based in England Beatriz is an internationally known jewelry historian with publications ranging from Antiquity to the present day: Doctoral thesis on the goldsmith Antonio Gentili da Faenza (1980); the jewelry collection of the Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne (1985) and rings from the Alice and Louis Koch Collection (1994), today in the Swiss National Museum, where she is a consultant. At the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, she was the curator for the William and Judith Bollinger Jewellery Gallery.