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Benedict Cumberbatch helps Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrate the Art of Precision

Ellie Bamber, Benedict Cumberbatch, Catherine Rénier and Clarke Peters

Benedict Cumberbatch was the guest of honour at a Jaeger-LeCoultre event this week celebrating the company’s 186-year relationship with the Art of Precision.

London’s Royal Academy, an institution that supports artists and architects, hosted a dinner that included readings of historic artists’ letters by Mr Cumberbatch, Juliet Stevenson, Ellie Bamber and Clarke Peters (pictured top with Jaeger-LeCoultre’s CEO Catherine Rénier).

A philanthropic initiative, Letters Live promotes the power of literacy by inviting influential artists to perform live readings of historical letters, while adding their own artistic interpretation to the original text.

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Jaeger-LeCoultre’s CEO Catherine Rénier.

 

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s CEO Catherine Rénier took the opportunity to draw attention to its 2019 Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpétuel, a physical representation of the Art of Precision.

The minute repeater watch has four sets of hammers and crystal gongs that recreate the sound of Big Ben’s bells ringing.

 

 

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