The Connoisseur is a 1000-piece puzzle featuring the art of Gabriel Picart. Picart is a Spanish painter and illustrator born and based in Barcelona. While beginning his career as an illustrator for major publishing houses and advertising agencies across Europe and North America, Picart currently paints full-time. Picart primarily devotes his time to creating works for the IBEX Collection, the largest private collection of "contemporary, figurative, and super-realist art". The unique Art & Fable printing process produces richly colored puzzle pieces with a soft, velvety feel, and absolutely no distracting puzzle glare.Looking beyond the beautifully designed box, each puzzle contains 3 bonus features. Inside the box is a sturdy, Velvet-Touch print suitable for framing, a very handy box-top stand. and a re-closable bag to prevent lost pieces. Donations from the sale of this puzzle will go to Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres).