21 avril 2010

An Italian chinoiserie six-panel painted canvas screen, mid-18th century, probably Piedmont.

An Italian chinoiserie six-panel painted canvas screen, mid-18th century, probably Piedmont. photo Sotheby's height 83 in.; length 168 in.; width of each leaf 28 in. (211 cm; 427 cm; 71.1 cm). Est. 40,000 - 60,000 USD PROVENANCE: Baron Paul de Becker, ParisRosenberg &Stiebel, New York, 1953 LITERATURE: F. J. B. Watson, The Wrightsman Collection, 1966, Vol. III, p. 291, no. 291 NOTE: Piedmont, more than any region in Italy, developed a distinct chinoiserie style throughout the 17th and 18th century. Numerous... [Lire la suite]
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